Radford University in Southwestern Virginia is in lock down following a fatal shooting off campus. The shooter fled onto the campus and is still at large. Read about it below. This is a breaking story. Photos and videos will be added as they become available.

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The Roanoke Times and WSLS-TV are reporting that a man was shot down near the Radford University in Southwestern Virginia. The victim was fatally wounded in the chest on Calhoun Street. He was then transported to the New River Valley Medical Center where he died. The perpetrator disappeared onto the Radford University campus and is still at large.

The university campus is in lock down while police search for the suspect. An email sent by university officials reports that the man was last seen near the Bonnie Hurlburt Student Center. Students and staff have been told to seek shelter and keep themselves locked indoors.

The suspect is described as a man, tall with a slim build. He has a goatee and was wearing a camouflage jacket without a shirt.

This story is developing.