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Police say there was no shooting after report of active shooter near a Virginia school

Authorities received the report shortly after noon

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HENRICO, Va. – At about 1:17 p.m., Henrico County police announced that there was no shooting after authorities received a report of an active shooting earlier in the afternoon.

Police said that there was no shooting and no students are injured.

Woodman Road is again open to general traffic.


Police in Virginia are responding to a report of an active shooter near a school in Henrico County.

A tweet from Henrico County police at 12:05 p.m. advised people to avoid the area of 7800 Woodman Road, which is where Moody Middle School is located, as police responded to a report of an active shooting.

That tweet was followed up with the fact that officers were at the scene and there were no reported injuries.

At about 12:35 p.m., police tweeted that Woodman Road, between Lourdes Road and Norman Avenue, is closed to through traffic while first responders continue to clear the scene.