UPDATE (Monday, Jan. 16, 10:30 p.m.) – West Virginia State University said the campus was placed on lockdown out of an abundance of caution. Police determined there was no threat and the lockdown was lifted at around 10:00 p.m.


INSTITUTE, WV (WOWK) – The West Virginia State University campus in Institute is currently on lockdown. This happened just after 8:30 p.m. Monday

Dunbar Police and West Virginia State University Police are investigating. Kanawha County Metro 911 dispatchers said there was a report of a man making threats.

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