Overnight shooting ruled "accidental" at ISU's campus

According to an alert from ISU Police, officials say it happened at 9:30 p.m. near Cromwell Hall.

Posted: Oct 24, 2017 9:03 PM
Updated: Oct 24, 2017 9:03 PM

UPDATE: Police are ruling this shooting as accidental and self-inflicted. Indiana State University tells us the victim is not a student.

An overnight investigation looked at the physical evidence and video footage at the scene.

The campus says witnesses also helped find the cause of this incident. Police recovered the weapon.

Officials say the 28-year-old victim was believed to be visiting campus. No other injuries were reported.

Right now the shooting victim is being treated a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries. 

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UPDATE: An alert from ISU Police is giving an all-clear on campus. 

Officials say there is no threat to ISU's campus and the situation at Cromwell has been resolved. 

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - Police are investigating a shooting on Indiana State University's campus.

According to an alert from ISU Police, officials say it happened at 9:30 p.m. near Cromwell Hall.

Police are urging everyone to stay away from this area.

Officials are still at the scene and gathering information.

Officials say the victim is a 28-year-old non-student, who was believed to be visiting campus. No other injuries were reported.

Officials say two people with him have been identified and are being interviewed. 

We are working to get more information and will bring you more details as they become available. 

 

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