Update: An arrest in the Faulkner University campus shooting, Wednesday, was made by Alabama police. Authorities say the alleged gunman in the Faulkner shooting was arrested for attempted murder of his wife, citing an August 27 WSFA top news report.
Around noon, a man entered the campus, located off of Atlanta Highway, located his wife and shot her. Montgomery police officers were able to apprehend the man a short time later thanks to their quick response and coordination.
As a precaution, Faulkner University's main campus and a neighboring school were placed on lockdown for about an hour as a result of the school shooting.
A campus-wide alert via text message was sent to students and faculty. However, administrators acknowledge a technical issue prevented a large number from receiving the alerts. Thankfully, the "active shooter" situation quickly ended with an arrest.
The shooting the Faulkner college campus took place in a parking lot by the maintenance building. Moreover, at no time were students ever in danger, according to sources on the scene.
Reuters reports that that Faulkner shooting victim is a contracted worker employed with the university maintenance department. Neither she nor the shooter has been identified at this point.
Police say the shooting at Faulkner University likely stems from a domestic dispute. However, no details have been released as to the gunman's complete motive.
Although the woman was initially listed in critical condition upon arrival to a local hospital in Alabama, her status has been upgraded. She is now in stable but serious condition according to officials.
Meanwhile, charges against the Faulkner shooting suspect are pending. However, police the man faces attempted murder charges at a minimum.
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