Purdue University Shooting: One Dead & Suspect In Custody

Tue, January 21, 2014 2:40pm EST by 4 Comments
Purdue University Shooting
Courtesy of Twitter

So scary! On Jan. 21, a shooting took place at Purdue University in West Lafeyette, Ind., and it has just been confirmed that one person has died.

Purdue campus police have confirmed that a shooting did take place during the afternoon on Jan. 21 in the electrical engineering building at Purdue University and one person was shot and killed. The police are trying to identify the male victim, according to ABC News.

Shooting At Purdue University

Purdue University, which has about 29,440 students enrolled has been completely cleared, according to the university. After the shooting, a “shelter in place” text message was sent out to campus, according to WRTV’s ABC News affiliate.

Police are continuing to search campus and the surrounding areas, but police has cleared the building at question on the northeast side of campus, and one person is in custody.

According to The Journal & Courier newspaper, police’s command post was set up next to the engineering mall. The building that the shooting reportedly took place is located in the center of campus, across from the administration building where the president of the school Mitch Daniels‘ office is.

Purdue University Advises To Avoid Area

Purdue University began tweeting this at Jan. 21:

Keep coming back to HollywoodLife.com for all updates.

– Emily Longeretta

More Scary School Shootings:

  1. New Mexico Middle School Shooting: 3 Kids Injured, Gunman In Custody
  2. Claire Davis: Arapahoe High School Shooting Victim Dies At 17
  3. Newtown Shooting: Remembering Sandy Hook Victims 1 Year Later

Leave a Reply

To comment, please fill in the fields below, enter your comment and select the Comment button.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

View Comment

Jones Herry

Posted at 3:14 PM on January 21, 2014  

It is nice choice, making more income $74/ hour from laptop at my home. My brothers friend has been earning 17k for one months and she works about 11 hour a working week. I make 8k past month, it is in real easy and happier , here you can checking—–> T­E­C­8­­0.C­O­M

Share this comment at Share with Twitter

usama ashfaq ashfaq ahmed

Posted at 2:23 PM on January 21, 2014  

I recently got a stunning metallic Lexus GS 450h Sedan only from working parttime off a laptop… go to this website >>>>>>Bay91.­­ℭ­­Oℳ

Share this comment at Share with Twitter


Posted at 2:01 PM on January 21, 2014  

What the hell is happening in our schools? Where are these kids getting these things. WE NEED MORE LAWS NOW! This world is going to hell.

Share this comment at Share with Twitter


Posted at 1:39 PM on January 21, 2014  

Sorry to learn of this incident. Engineering is a high stress major but this is no answer.

Share this comment at Share with Twitter