Police responded to the scene near the school’s Altria Theatre.
Multiple injuries were reported in a shooting at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond on Tuesday, police said.
There is no continuing threat following a “shooting incident” at the university’s Monroe Park campus, VCU said in an alert.
“Multiple injuries reported. There is no immediate threat to the public,” Richmond police said. said while urging people to avoid the area.
Multiple police departments responded to the scene near the Altria Theater, which was scheduled to host several graduation ceremonies for Richmond Public Schools on Tuesday.
A Richmond Public Schools official told ABC News that filming took place in Monroe Park after the Huguenot High School graduation at the Altria Theater ended.
Students in graduation gowns could be seen fleeing the scene amid the police response.
Thomas Jefferson High School’s graduation ceremony scheduled for Tuesday night has been canceled and all public schools in Richmond will be closed Wednesday “out of an abundance of caution,” the school district said.
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