Two police officers were shot at the Bridgewater College campus in Virginia on Tuesday after responding to an active shooter situation. Their conditions are currently unknown.
While the two cops shot were among the initial responders, multiple law enforcement agencies including the FBI soon showed up and started a campus-wide sweep to apprehend the shooter.
The shooter was subsequently identified and apprehended by 1.55pm local time. Police have said that the shooter is male, but had not provided any further information at the time of writing.
An investigation is underway and further details are expected to be released in some time.
Reports of an active shooter at the Bridgewater College campus emerged around 1.20pm local time, leading to a shelter in place order from the college administration.
“Reports of active shooter on campus. Shelter in place. State Police on the scene,” Bridgewater College had tweeted.
The town of Bridgewater had also issued an alert about the situation following initial reports of an active shooter.
The Bridgewater Community Center had been closed and people had been asked to avoid the college and area around it until further notice.
Bridgewater College is a private liberal-arts college established in 1880.
This is a developing story.