MORGANTOWN, WV (LOOTPRESS) – West Virginia University Police is urging members of the campus community to use caution and be vigilant. The warning comes after two off-campus shootings that occurred less than a week apart.
The shootings occurred on Sunday, October 30th, and today, Saturday, November 5th. Both shooting incidents occurred off-campus in the downtown Morgantown area but WVU still implemented its emergency notification system both times.
“These are the latest in several similar crimes that happened in the same general area since September, and I want our campus community, especially students, to be aware of them, but also to know that our department works closely with Morgantown Police to address incidents such as these,” UPD Chief Sherry St. Clair said. “The relationship we have with MPD is important and we appreciate their partnership.”
Morgantown Police is investigating both incidents which occurred along High Street in the early morning hours. In each incident, a person was injured and the search for suspects continues. Neither incident involved any WVU students or faculty members.