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Man Shot Dead Near Longwood University

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Farmville, VA—A man was shot to death near Longwood University Saturday evening; a person of interest has been taken into police custody.

At about 7:45 p.m. on April 6, Longwood University Police responded to a report that a man was shot in a fenced-off construction area in Lancer Park, an off-campus apartment housing complex.

The area where the shooting occurred is less than a mile from the main campus.

No students or staff were injured, and police took an unidentified person of interest into custody.

There is no word of a motive in the incident, and Longwood Police as well as Virginia State Police continue to investigate the shooting.

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