Two dead after shooting at Penn State-Beaver campus

Brandon Parsons
December 15, 2017

The Beaver campus is closed.

William Kelly fired at least eight shots from two semi-automatic handguns, according to Hermick.

State police lieutenant Eric Hermick says an officer heard multiple gunshots and screaming around 4 p.m. Wednesday.

"We are so sad that this tragedy happened on campus but we are vigilant and our police are doing everything they can to keep people safe and we're happy that the situation is contained and we will be working on our grief together as a community, said Cushman".

It also confirmed that police responded to an "incident on campus" and said there was no current threat but people should stay away from the Student Union Building and Food Services area.

The shooting is thought to have been a murder/suicide situation.

An officer heard the shots and lots of screaming and responded to the scene, where he found the woman and her estranged husband dead beside her vehicle, he said. WPXI had earlier reported that the coroner had been called to the scene.

CBS Pittsburgh said several ambulances arrived on scene after some 15 shots were fired. He found the food services worker and her estranged husband dead beside her vehicle. Check back here for updates, or watch WKBN 27 First News at 5 and 6 p.m. About 650 students attend the school, but not many were on camps because it's finals week.

WKBN is monitoring this story for the latest developments.

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