Police: Shooting at Washington University in Missouri possibly road rage case

1 injured in shooting at Washington University in Missouri; school on lockdown

UPDATE: 4:39 p.m.

Suburban St. Louis police say they're investigating a shooting on the Washington University campus as a possible road rage case.

Clayton Police Chief Kevin Murphy says a woman who was shot in the arm told police that she and the driver of the car she was in had argued with someone in a black SUV just before the shooting Wednesday. The SUV then drove away.

The afternoon shooting led to an emergency alert that put the private school on lockdown for about 90 minutes.

Police did not release the name of the woman shot.


UPDATE: 3:40 p.m.

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Washington University in St. Louis has lifted an emergency order for students, faculty and staff after a shooting that injured at least one person on the school's main campus.

An alert issued just before 3 p.m. CST Wednesday advised that "the campus emergency is over" and instructed recipients that "you may resume your normal activities."

The shooting happened about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Details about what led to the shooting were not immediately available.

University spokeswoman Sue Killenberg McGinn says one person was injured in the shooting near the school's student union and performing arts building. McGinn says the victim was taken to a local hospital and is expected to survive.


ST. LOUIS (News 4 & Fox 11) -- School officials report that 1 person was injured in a shooting at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri Wednesday afternoon.

Students are being advised to shelter in place.

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