Woman shot, suspect dead at Subaru plant in Lafayette

Published: Sep. 26, 2022 at 5:40 PM EDT
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LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WNDU) - Police say a woman was shot and the suspected gunman was found dead Monday at the Subaru of Indiana Automotive facility in Lafayette.

According to our sister station WTHR in Indianapolis, police were called to the plant, which is located near I-65 off of State Road 38, around 4:15 p.m. on reports of a shooting.

Police say a female had been shot. She was taken to the hospital to be treated for unknown injuries, but was said to be conscious at the hospital. The male suspect was found dead and police believe he took his own life.

Police say the suspect and the victim had been involved in a previous relationship.

The shooting happened outside the building near the entrance gates to the parking lot. No one else was injured in the shooting.

The plant was on lockdown for about an hour and the second shift was canceled.