BREAKING: Shooting near campus at Edgehill Ave and 18th Ave S

This article was updated 9:33 p.m.

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BREAKING: Shooting near campus at Edgehill Ave and 18th Ave S

A Vanderbilt University Police Department cruiser

A Vanderbilt University Police Department cruiser

Emily Gonçalves

A Vanderbilt University Police Department cruiser

Emily Gonçalves

Emily Gonçalves

A Vanderbilt University Police Department cruiser

Eva Durchholz, Campus Editor

At 8:57 p.m. on Nov. 17, a shooting was reported near Commons on Vanderbilt’s campus. The following message was sent to the Vanderbilt community via AlertVU:

“ALERT! A shooting has been reported near the Vanderbilt campus of Edgehill Ave and 18th Ave south. Seek shelter immediately! Police are responding. Non-emergency updates will be posted to the website alertvu.vanderbilt.edu when they become available.”

At 9:35 p.m. a second AlertVU message was sent to the Vanderbilt community:

“ALERT UPDATE!
Officers arrived on the scene, a vehicle was struck, suspects fled away from campus. The scene is secured, and all follow ups will be at alertvu.vanderbilt.edu.”

This story will be updated as new information becomes available.

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