Gunshots were reported near a parking lot on the Virginia Tech campus on Thursday, according to a Twitter alert issued by the school.

The suspect is reportedly a “white male, gray sweat pants, gray hat w/neon green brim, maroon hoodie and backpack.” The campus has been put on lockdown.

Former colleague and friend Scott Leamon is a reporter in Roanoke, Va is covering this story for WSLS via social media.  Follow him below: