St. Louis shooting victim a Washington University worker

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Posted: Apr 20, 2016 10:39 PM

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on shooting that injured at least one person on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis (all times local):

9:30 p.m.

Washington University in St. Louis has identified the victim of a campus shooting as a school food service worker.

Executive Vice Chancellor for Administration Hank Webber told campus community members in a late Wednesday afternoon email that the woman worked for Bon Appetit Management Company, a California-based company that provides dining services to college and universities nationwide. Police and school officials did not release the woman's name.

The shooting happened around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Police say they're investigating it as a possible road rage case.

No arrests had been made as of Wednesday evening.

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5:50 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.

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3 p.m.

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. 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.

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2:50 p.m.

A Washington University in St. Louis administrator says that "no students were involved" in a shooting near the school's student union and performing arts building.

Vice Chancellor Jill Friedman said the Wednesday afternoon shooting occurred along a road that separates the school's main campus from its primary residential housing. She referred additional questions to police in the St. Louis suburb of Clayton.

The university is located on the border of the city of St. Louis and St. Louis County.

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2:35 p.m.

Officials at Washington University in St. Louis say at least one person has been injured in a shooting near the school's student union and performing arts building, and are urging anyone on campus to remain in a safe place.

The shooting happened about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. University spokeswoman Sue Killenberg McGinn says one person was injured in a shooting near the university's Mallinckrodt Center. She says the person has been taken to a hospital with what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.

Details about what led to the shooting were not immediately available.

The university sent an alert to students, faculty and staff urging them to "shelter in place." An earlier alert said a "person with a weapon" had been reported on the school's Danforth Campus.

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2:20 p.m.

Police at Washington University in St. Louis are urging students, faculty and staff to go to a safe place after a shooting that injured at least one person on the school's Danforth campus.

The shooting happened Wednesday afternoon. University spokeswoman Sue Killenberg McGinn says one person was injured in a shooting near the university's Mallinckrodt Center. Details about what led to the shooting, and the severity of the injury, were not immediately available.

The university sent an alert to students, faculty and staff urging them to "shelter in place." It wasn't immediately clear if an arrest has been made.