Police respond to report of shots fired near NSU

Norfolk State University Police generic

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Police responded to a report of shots fired Thursday night near Norfolk State University.

An alert from the school says that at about 10:20 p.m., shots were heard in the 900 block of Merrimac Avenue. Norfolk police officers arrived at the scene and saw a black Lexus leaving the area, heading toward the interstate.

University police searched the area and didn’t find anyone injured or any property damage.

The NSU Alert System sent the following message to students:

On 10-20-16 approximately 10:20 p.m. there was a report of Shots Fired in the 900 Block of Merrimac Avenue. Norfolk Police Units responded to the location, they reported a Black Lexus leaving the area headed towards the interstate. NSUPD canvas the area with negative finding of property damage or injuries. If you have any information please contact Norfolk PD 757-441-5610 or NSUPD 757-823-8102.”