A Prairie View A&M University employee died on the campus Monday following a shooting, and what officials are calling an “isolated incident.”
Police responded to the incident at the Governor Bill and Vara Daniels Farm and Ranch Monday morning, and the employee was pronounced dead at the scene. A suspect was taken into custody, according to the university.
The university cancelled classes after a temporary shelter-in-place mandate was ordered. No students were injured in connection with the incident, according to the university.
The university police department is leading an investigation into the shooting.
“Our hearts go out to family, friends, and all impacted by this tragedy,” the university said in a statement. “Individuals needing counseling or related support may do so through Student Counseling Services and the Employee Assistance Program.”