Death of Ethan Schmidt

September 14, 2015

A history professor at Mississippi's Delta State University
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Ethan Schmidt, a history professor at Mississippi's Delta State University, was shot and killed today, according to school officials and the county coroner's office.

The campus was put on lockdown at approximately 10:45 a.m. local time after reports of an active shooter were released. Later, all buildings were evacuated.

Schmidt, a professor of American History, was killed in his office in Jobe Hall, an academic building. He had been a professor at Delta State since 2013,...

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