Two people have been shot dead at Penn State Beaver School on Wednesday afternoon. Authorities are currently responding to the shooting. The Pennslyvania campus has been closed down until further notice. Authorities are now considering this incident a murder-suicide involving a campus employee. The shooting occurred in a parking lot and the suspect is believed to be the estranged husband of the victim. After shooting his wife, the suspect turned the gun on himself. The victim was reportedly shot near her car. Police found the two dead bodies lying in the parking lot. The incident occurred at the Center Township campus, 25 miles northwest of Pittsburgh.
No students were involved in the shooting. The victim was reportedly an employee at Penn State Beaver College. A coroner and multiple ambulances arrived on the scene of the shooting. The victim is reportedly female and the suspect is a male.
A total of two deaths have been reported at Penn State Beaver School as a result of today’s shooting. Multiple ambulances have been called to the scene. According to reports, up to 15 shots were fired during today’s shooting.
The shooting reportedly happened on campus in the Bistro area. The situation has been contained by authorities, the campus will remain closed until 8 A.M. Thursday.
“Beaver County SWAT and Center Township Police were ready to respond but their assistance was not needed,” said Beaver County District Attorney David Lozier.
Penn State Beaver sent out a tweet informing students and faculty that there is no longer a threat on campus. However, they still advise students and faculty to avoid the student union building and food services area for the time being.
Here’s a report from CBS regarding today’s shooting at the Penn State Beaver School:
The incident reportedly happened Wednesday afternoon at the Center Township campus, about 30 miles northwest of Pittsburgh. Troopers say a campus employee was fatally shot near her car by her estranged husband, who then shot and killed himself.
The school sent out an alert just before 4 p.m. reporting shots fired and asking students to avoid the student union and food services area. The tweet said there was no ongoing threat.
The campus was closed Wednesday afternoon. Multiple ambulances were responding to the scene.