A New York state trooper was killed as he was responding to a domestic dispute near Corning, in southern New York near the border with Pennsylvania.
The suspect was killed in the incident, WETM-TV reported. People living near SUNY Corning Community College in New York’s Southern Tier got a phone alert from New York State Police on Monday telling them to shelter in place.
Police on Monday said that it was an “active scene.”
The shooting didn’t involve any Corning Community College students or staff members the college said.
“There is no threat to the campus,” the college said in a statement. “All offices are open. The state police are investigating the incident and are using one of the college’s parking lots as a command center.”
Photos of heavy police presence this morning near Corning Community College and Spencer Crest Nature Center. pic.twitter.com/fcEnhNdgd7
— WENY News (@WENYTV) July 2, 2018
Please be aware there was an incident in the early morning hours of July 2, 2018, off-campus that did not involve any…
According to local station 13WHAM, the identity of the state trooper is being withheld pending the notification of his relatives.
State police have not officially released any details to local media outlets or through public channels.
State police didn’t immediately respond to requests for comment.
This is a developing story.