ETSUAlert: Security increased on campus following nearby off-campus shooting early this morning.
Security has been increased on the East Tennessee State University campus following a shooting that occurred at a nearby off-campus location early this morning (Saturday, April 21). ETSU IDs may be checked when entering some campus locations.
An ETSU student was grazed by a bullet during a shooting at the privately-owned Campus Ridge apartments. The student sustained minor injuries and has been treated and released by a local hospital.
Johnson City Police is investigating this off-campus event. ETSU is working with Johnson City Police on this investigation.
ETSU encourages members of the campus community to use caution. Please report any suspicious activity to ETSU Public Safety (439-4480 or 911). See ETSU Alert page for more information.