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2 Dead, 1 Injured in Texas A&M Shooting

Took place in residence hall on campus in Commerce

(Newser) - A second fatal shooting of the day is making national headlines. The latest occurred in a residence hall at Texas A&M University-Commerce, where two people were killed and a third injured, reports ABC News . Few details were immediately available, including whether a suspect was in custody, reports WFAA . The... More »

Students Report Freshman Who Was Planning a Shooting: Police

He reportedly intended a campus attack by Christmas

(Newser) - College students in North Carolina heeded the "see something, say something" plea this week, and their decision might have averted a mass shooting. Paul Steber's classmates at High Point University reported that he had guns in his dorm room. Campus security searched it, finding a 9mm semiautomatic pistol,... More »

22-Year-Old UNC Shooting Suspect Is Named

Police say shooter opened fire in campus building, killing 2

(Newser) - Police have identified the suspect in a fatal campus shooting as a 22-year-old man. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police issued a statement late Tuesday identifying the suspect as Trystan Andrew Terrell. They say he's in custody with charges pending. Authorities say he used a pistol to open fire on students in a... More »

Sorority Apologizes for Triggering Shooter Alert

They popped balloons during vigil for NZ victims

(Newser) - A University of Michigan sorority whose members popped balloons as part of a team-building event has apologized for triggering an "active shooter" alert on campus. The balloon popping occurred March 16, at the same time a vigil was being held nearby for victims of the New Zealand mosque attacks... More »

2 Dead in Shooting on College Campus

Police say it was a murder-suicide involving Penn State employee, estranged husband

(Newser) - Two people are dead in what Pennsylvania State Police say was a murder-suicide on a college campus Wednesday, KDKA reports. Police say a female employee at Penn State Beaver was convinced to come outside by her estranged husband, who shot her in a parking lot outside a campus dining hall.... More »

An Altercation, Then Gunfire at a La. College

Shooter flees after killing 2 on Grambling State campus

(Newser) - A sheriff's spokesman says two people have been fatally shot on the campus of Louisiana's Grambling State University, and the shooter fled the scene, per the AP . A Lincoln Parish Sheriff's spokesman says detectives are at the scene of the double homicide, assisting campus police. Grambling State... More »

Cops: Student Shot, Killed Campus Officer After Welfare Check

Texas Tech shooting sparked lockdown, manhunt

(Newser) - A Texas Tech freshman is in custody after the fatal shooting of a campus police officer sparked a manhunt and a lockdown of the Lubbock campus that lasted more than an hour. Police say Hollis Daniels, a 19-year-old man who lived on campus, was arrested near Lubbock Municipal Coliseum at... More »

Police: 2 Dead in Suspected Murder-Suicide at College

'I saw him shooting her three times,' witness says

(Newser) - Two people died Wednesday in an apparent murder-suicide at a Texas community college, prompting an active-shooter alert that instructed students and employees to barricade themselves into rooms, the AP reports. It was the second deadly attack on a Texas campus this week. Irving police spokesperson James McLellan said it doesn'... More »

9 Injured, Suspect Dead in Ohio State Attack

Shelter-in-place warning has been lifted

(Newser) - At least nine people were injured on the campus of Ohio State University in Columbus Monday in what was initially labeled an "active shooter" situation, reports the Columbus Dispatch . A suspect is dead, and the school has since sounded the all-clear. "Shelter in Place lifted," reads an... More »

1 Killed, 3 Hurt in Tennessee State U Shooting

Dispute began over a dice game, police say

(Newser) - One man was killed and three women were wounded in an on-campus shooting stemming from a fight over a dice game on the campus of Tennessee State University in Nashville, police said Friday. The 19-year-old who died in the Thursday night shooting wasn't enrolled at the school, police spokesman... More »

2 Detained in Fatal Texas University Shooting

1 dead, 1 wounded at Texas Southern University

(Newser) - A student was killed and another person was wounded in a shooting outside a Texas Southern University student-housing complex on Friday, and police detained at least two people for questioning, authorities said. The university quickly went on lockdown after the shooting was reported around 11:30am in a parking lot... More »

Freshman in Custody After Deadly Shooting on Arizona Campus

One student at Northern Arizona University is dead and 3 wounded

(Newser) - An overnight shooting at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff has left one student dead and three others wounded. A freshman is in custody, and the school tweeted that the "situation is stabilized," with no lockdown in effect. Authorities say the shooting took place as a confrontation between two... More »

Gunman Killed After Opening Fire in FSU Library

3 wounded in library shooting

(Newser) - Florida State University police fatally shot a gunman at the campus library early today in a shooting that left three students wounded as hundreds studying inside fled or took cover in panic. According to university newspaper FS View , the gunman opened fire around 12:30am on the first floor of... More »

Student Fatally Shot at S. Carolina State; 1 Arrested

Motive remains unclear in death of Brandon Robinson

(Newser) - A student was shot and killed yesterday outside an on-campus dorm at South Carolina State University, and police say they've caught the suspected gunman off campus, reports AP . Brandon Robinson, 20, was shot outside a dorm about 1:30pm, reports the State , which lists him as a junior on... More »

Student Shot on Pa. University Campus

Widener students told to stay inside as cops hunt shooter

(Newser) - A gunman shot a college student sitting in the parking lot of Widener University's athletic center last night, but officials said the campus was secure, even as they warned students to remain inside as police searched for the shooter across the city of Chester, Pa. Police say the student... More »

Houston Shooting Blamed on Men Bumping Into Each Other

2 charged with aggravated assault

(Newser) - This week's shooting on a Houston-area college campus began after two men bumped into each other, court papers say. Wounded victim Jody Neal bumped into suspect Trey Foster, 22, who was on the Lone Star College campus with fellow suspect Carlton Berry, also 22. An argument began before the... More »

Boulder Students Can Pack Pistols This Term

Officials worried after court nixes campus gun ban

(Newser) - Students arriving for classes at the University of Colorado in Boulder this term could be packing more than pencils and books. Due to a state Supreme Court decision, students can now bring their guns to school. The court ruled that the university's ban on guns was unconstitutional. Weapons must... More »

False Alarm: Student's 'Rifle' Actually Umbrella

Rochester Institute of Technology lifts lockdown

(Newser) - Looks like the campus lockdown wasn't necessary after all. After a bus driver reported a gun-toting student at Rochester Institute of Technology, police rapidly directed students and staff to stay inside and bolt doors. But within an hour, officials had spoken to the student—a freshman photographer—to learn... More »

Police ID Virginia Tech Gunman

Ross Truett Ashley, 22, attended nearby Radford University

(Newser) - A dean's list student who killed a Virginia Tech police officer had no ties to the university and did not know the patrolman, authorities said yesterday without offering a motive for a crime spree that spanned two days and ended in suicide. Ross Truett Ashley, 22, first drew authorities'... More »

Cop Shoots Gunman Near Berkeley Protests

Man shot in biz computer lab a half-mile from Occupy demonstration

(Newser) - As students and demonstrators began to gather at the University of California at Berkeley yesterday, a police officer shot an armed man inside a business computer lab on the other side of campus. Police say the suspect, who was taken to a local hospital for surgery, was shot after he... More »

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