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Police investigate a reports of a shooting at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., on Tuesday. Police say they have a person in custody and the university says it told people to take shelter and have cleared the building as the area is searched.

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1 dead in Purdue shooting; student in custody

A Purdue University engineering student opened fire inside a basement classroom Tuesday, killing a teaching assistant and prompting officials to put the campus on lockdown, police and the university said.


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