The Chronicle of Higher Education
September 14th, 2015
A professor was shot to death in his office at Delta State University on Monday, The Clarion-Ledger reported,
and another faculty member whom the police had pursued as a suspect for
most of the day was said to have killed himself on Monday night.
The victim was identified as Ethan A. Schmidt, an assistant professor
of history, and the suspected shooter was identified as Shannon S.
Lamb, an assistant professor of geography and social-science education.
The Mississippi campus was under lockdown for hours on Monday, with classes canceled. The Associated Press reported on Monday afternoon that the police believed the suspect was no longer on the campus.