Shooting victim found on Monroe Park Campus


At approximately 3:40 a.m. Sept. 27, police said the victim of a shooting was found in a vehicle on the Monroe Park Campus at the intersection of West Grace Street and Belvidere Street.


VCU police believe the victim was shot off-campus on the 400 block of East Franklin Street — 10 blocks East of Monroe Park. VCU police and Richmond police immediately increased patrols in the areas.


Details of the shooting and the exact location where it occurred remain under investigation and no description of a suspect has been released.


At 3:59 a.m., a text message alert was issued to students and faculty warning them of the shooting and to stay indoors. Another text message was issued at 4:20 a.m. stating that the situation was resolved.

Fadel Allassan, Staff Writer

Screen Shot 2015-11-17 at 9.11.49 PMFadel is a sophomore print journalism major. He is fluent in English and French and enjoys writing about politics. // Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn

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