The shooting occurred early Friday morning, a Northern Arizona University official said. The suspect is in police custody but has not been publicly identified. The campus is no longer on lockdown.
One person was killed and three others were wounded in an early-morning shooting at Northern Arizona University before the shooter was taken into custody, police said early Friday.
Eric Dieterle, a spokesman for the Flagstaff university, told Fox News the shooting occurred in a parking lot near Mountain View Hall, a student residence located on the eastern edge of campus near the school’s football stadium.
Dieterle said the shooting happened at approximately 1:20 a.m. local time. Mountain View Hall residents were told to stay indoors, but the campus was not placed on lockdown. It was not immediately clear whether the shooter or victims were students.
#NAUAlert Reported shooter situation is stabilized and the shooter is in custody. Details to follow.
— NAU (@NAU) October 9, 2015
Dieterle said the wounded victims were being treated at Flagstaff Medical Center near the NAU campus, but their conditions are unknown.
NAU is a public university with over 27,000 students, about 20,000 of whom are enrolled at the school’s main campus in Flagstaff.