State police have a suspect in custody after shots were fired this afternoon at the Westgate Apartments leasing office in White Township, according to a 4 p.m. email from Michelle Fryling, IUP’s executive director of communications and media relations.
Officials said that the suspect is a white male in his 60s. He was driving a green SUV.
Fryling advised students to practice safety habits including “traveling on established paths that include the campus blue light phones, whenever possible.”
A text message was also sent out to students using IUP’s emergency notification system around 4:15 p.m.
No further information from state police is available at this time.