One Dead in Purdue University Shooting

Campus officials say a suspect is in custody following the fatal shooting of a male victim.
3:00 | 01/21/14

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What I would like to say to media to -- everybody that the community we we. Had a -- situation today. We have one suspect in custody male suspects were attempting Erica time we have one deceased individual male -- trying to identify as well. We -- have any reason believe that there is -- I'm going. Involve a -- -- and others on the campus at one time. We have secured a facility it will remain locked down. That would be -- or engineering building -- -- we deem this a three -- And we -- currency. We got several partners local state and federal agencies have come to assist us. Will be here throughout the night working on that. I -- I will make it clear that. This doesn't appear to be what you would. Typically happens like an active shooter on the campus this this individual seemed have had intentions for the decedent. And we took the action the individual took. In the turnaround left the building and was taken -- to cut the outside of the -- engineering building moments after the act buyer what -- city police off through the right to exist. -- Know those statements at all. We're we're trying to identify we don't have the name we don't have either one of my identified it -- -- course case. The -- we want to make the identity the official -- on the the deceased individual. And right now or having little no cooperation cooperation with the individual we took into custody. What we're still trying to determine their get a fight and there are -- for sure. We did have witnesses to it were working with those students and I'd also. -- for the students Paris and families in the community out there. -- dean of students are counseling areas and those individuals. They have been with us since the beginning. We're taking good care of students and students have been very helpful. -- a tragic situation for anybody after the --

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