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Two men injured in early morning shooting near Purdue University's campus

Posted at 9:07 AM, Sep 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-15 09:07:42-04

WEST LAFAYETTE — Two men were injured in a shooting early Sunday morning near Purdue University's campus in West Lafayette.

West Lafayette Police Department officers and emergency personnel were called around 2:15 a.m. to the Hub On Campus, 111 S. Salisbury St., on the report of shots fired, WLPD Lt. Jonathon Eager said. When they arrived, officers located a man suffering from at least one gunshot wound. The man was taken to a local hospital.

While officers were on scene investigating, they learned an acquaintance took another victim suffering from a gunshot wound to a local hospital, Eager said.

The conditions or the identities of the victims have not been released.

Around 3 a.m., an emergency alert was issued by Purdue University.

Police have not released any details on a possible motive or suspects.

Detectives are still investigating the incident.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call police at 765-775-5200 or the WeTip hotline at 800-78-CRIME.