One Dead in Purdue Shooting


Published 01/22 2014 11:25AM

Updated 01/22 2014 11:42AM

(WTHR)  A 21-year-old student was killed in a shooting on the Purdue University campus Tuesday afternoon.

Andrew Boldt, a teaching assistant from West Bend, Wisconsin, died in the shooting, which occurred just after noon inside the Electrical Engineering building.

A 23-year-old man identified as Cody Cousins was arrested in connection with the shooting. He was booked into the Tippecanoe County Jail Tuesday evening on a murder charge.

Police have not yet determined a motive for the shooting, but they believe Cousins targeted Boldt specifically. 

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