The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is responding to a shots fired call near Ferrum College.
Officials said two people reported a man with a gun and a body, but that has not been confirmed from police on the scene.
They then wrote on Twitter that the reports were that the gunman was near campus and not on campus; students got an alert saying the report was of shots fired on Prillaman Switch Road.
The Franklin County Sheriff's Office said it got a report of a man with a dark beard and hair, with dark clothing, possibly on foot in the area.
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