Hampton University
Hampton University Statement on Shooting
04/26/2009 - #59

Hampton, VA - There was a shooting incident on the campus of Hampton University at approximately 1 a.m. today.  No current students were involved and or injured. The Hampton City Police believe that they have the shooter in custody. A former student, currently residing in New York, allegedly shot a pizza delivery driver and the night manager at Harkness Hall.  He then allegedly turned the gun on himself.  All three were airlifted to area hospitals.  Following university policy, students, faculty and staff were notified via text message and email about the situation.  Hampton City police are on the scene and investigating the incident.

Hampton University chapel services and classes will proceed as scheduled.  The University will hold a press conference at 4 p.m. in Armstrong Stadium.


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