An altercation early Tuesday morning left a student dead at a private, Christian university.


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

The private, Christian university released astatement 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.

Liberty's entire campus is open and operating as normal after what appears to be an isolated incident, according to the university's statement.

The shooting is under investigation.