Purdue University's Engineering Mall. A shooting was reported today inside the electrical engineering building.
UPDATE: Authorities have confirmed that one person has died in the Purdue shooting.
Suspect allegedly targeted the deceased— Justin Mack (@justinlmack) January 21, 2014
The suspect allegedly entered the room, shot the victim and left without attempting to harm anyone else.
For now, the suspect's name and other details have not been released.
Police are reporting a shooting at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. The shooting is in Purdue’s Electrical Engineering building. One suspect is being held and police are sweeping the campus.
Purdue is reporting the following on Purdue.edu:
"A shooting has been reported in the electrical engineering building on Tuesday (Jan. 21) at Purdue University. One person is in custody. Police have cleared the building and are continuing to search the area, and people should remain sheltered in place until further notice."
Justin Mack of the Lafayette Journal and Courier is tweeting out reports
1 male was brought outside with his hands behind his back, still no details or confirmation from police— Justin Mack (@justinlmack) January 21, 2014
Purdue students who were in the Electrical Engineering building spoke to reporters. The latest reports state that the police have cleared the entire Purdue campus except for that building.