2 killed at Penn State's Beaver County campus

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Those messages refer to the situation as "contained".

The shooting was reported at 3:38 p.m.at the school's food services building, which is adjacent to the student union and includes a kitchen and area for students to sit and eat.

Hermick says there was never a threat to the general campus population.

Penn State Beaver spokeswoman April Johnston-Smith says the campus was closed for the day but not many students were on campus due to finals week. The school is located 25 miles north west of downtown Pittsburgh.

A murder suicide on the campus of Penn State Beaver in Beaver County.

Authorities investigate the scene of a shooting at the Penn State University campus in Beaver County in Monaca Pa. Wednesday Dec. 13 2017
Report of shooting at Penn State Beaver campus

The shooting is thought to have been a murder/suicide situation. Troopers say a campus employee was fatally shot near her auto by her estranged husband, who then shot and killed himself.

Multiple shots were fired just before 4 p.m. near a Penn State Beaver dining hall, where the woman worked, state police Lt. Eric Hermick told WTAE-TV. When he arrived at the scene, the man and woman were found dead beside her vehicle.

Channel 11 has learned the coroner has been called to the scene of a shooting at the Penn State-Beaver campus.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information is available.

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