JMU Shooting: Active shooter off campus in Devon Lane area Harrisonburg

JMU Shooting: Active shooter off campus in Devon Lane area.

Harrisonburg Police Department is investigating a shooting that left eight with non-life-threatening injuries in Devon Lane shooting.

According to HPD, eight individuals received non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to area hospitals following a shooting at a gathering in the 1500 block of Devon Lane overnight Sunday, Oct. 16.

Harrisonburg Police Department officers are currently investigating, and no arrests have been made at this time.

The incident occurred at approximately 2:20 a.m., when an unknown individual or individuals fired multiple times into a crowd at an outdoor gathering, police said. Five of those injured were treated at Sentara RMH, with three additional individuals transferred to UVA.

Patients range in age from 18 to 27.

HPD is currently investigating whether there was one or multiple individuals who fired shots. There were no suspects on the scene when officers arrived.

The incident was isolated to the gathering taking place on Devon Lane and HPD does not believe there is any threat to the greater community at this time, police said.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to email Det. Thurston at brittany.thurs[email protected] or call the HPD tip line at 540-574-5050.







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