Violence

Student Killed in Dorm Shooting at Liberty University

In a confrontation with school security

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A student is dead after a dorm shooting at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. early Tuesday morning.

The private, Christian university released a statement Tuesday morning confirming "there was an altercation between a Liberty University Emergency Services Officer and a male student that led to a shooting last night at a women's-only residential hall."

Lynchburg Police have confirmed that the student killed in the shooting at the Residential Annex was a male Liberty University student – his identity has not yet been released, according to WSET-TV in Lynchburg.