Shooting reported on Purdue University campus

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Police have a person in custody following a reported shooting at Purdue University in western Indiana.

A Twitter post from the university says the shooting happened Tuesday at the Electrical Engineering Building on the school's campus in West Lafayette. Further posts say police have a person in custody, though no details have been released.

The university says it told people to take shelter and have cleared the building as the area is searched.

Television footage from the scene shows a fire truck and several law enforcement vehicles around the building.

A university spokesman couldn't immediately be reached for details, including whether anyone was wounded.

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