BEAVER COUNTY (KDKA) – At least two people have been killed after a shooting on the Penn State Beaver campus.
Pennsylvania State Police say the shooting is being investigated as a murder – suicide.
Troopers say a food services employee at Penn State Beaver was shot near her car by her estranged husband. Police say the estranged husband got her to go outside before shooting her in the parking lot before he then shot and killed himself.
Troopers say her estranged husband shot and killed her then shot and killed himself near her car. This was nearby the food services area and the campus dining hall in the parking lot outside. No names have been released and no students were injured.
Penn State Beaver issued an alert just before 4 p.m. Wednesday that shots were fired, adding that the situation is contained and they say there is “no threat at this time.”
It asks students and faculty to avoid the Student Union building and food services area.
The school was closed for the remainder of Wednesday. The school announced it would re-open at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 14. Finals scheduled for Thursday will be moved to Friday.
The school will have grief counselors on hand when the campus re-opens.
Penn State Beaver is a campus of Pennsylvania State University in Center Township.