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WOODBRIDGE, Va. (AP) Police in northern Virginia have arrested a man they say fired shots in a community college classroom. No injuries have been reported.

Prince William County police spokeswoman Sgt. Kim Chinn says a student pointed a gun at a teacher in class Tuesday at the Woodbridge campus of Northern Virginia Community College. Chinn says the teacher "hit the floor" when she saw the gun.

Police spokeswoman Sharon Richardson says officers responded about 2:40 p.m. to an ``active shooter'' situation following reports of a gunman in the main administration building.

The college implemented emergency lockdown procedures and later issued a statement saying all Woodbridge classes were canceled Tuesday.

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