Kennesaw State's Marietta campus locks down after deadly shooting at nearby restaurant
COBB COUNTY, Ga. - An "armed intruder" forced Kennesaw State's Marietta campus to temporarily lockdown Sunday afternoon after a deadly shooting nearby, police confirmed.
According to Marietta police, the suspect shot and killed a woman inside a restaurant near the intersection of South Marietta Parkway and Cobb Parkway South. The Marietta Kennesaw State University police were then notified after the gunman left the scene.
Students and staff at the university were put on alert as a precaution, authorities said.
In a Tweet, KSU's Emergency Management department warned there was an "Armed Intruder reported at Kennesaw State. Seek shelter in a secure location until further notice."
Around 3:45 p.m. the university reported the suspect had been taken into custody and there were no further threats in the area.
The victim's identity was not immediately made available.
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Charges against the suspect are pending.
Marietta police continue to investigate.
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