One Dead in Purdue University Shooting

Suspect in custody


One person died in a shooting today on the campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., and one person is in custody.

Police said the victim was a male and they were trying to identify him.

The suspect is not cooperating at all with authorities, according to campus Police Chief John Cox. They are still trying to obtain the suspect's identity as well.

Purdue campus police said the shooting occurred in the basement area of the electrical engineering building this afternoon.