CALLOWAY COUNTY, KY. (THECOUNT) — Murray State University has issued a shelter in place order for students and staff members in the Calloway County area school.

A Racer Alert from the school says there’s been an incident next to the Murray campus.



There has been an incident reported next to campus. Residential colleges need to shelter in place at this time. All others avoid the area of Chestnut and the foot bridge.”

The University is asking students to stay in their residence halls until further notice and asking people to avoid the Chestnut area and foot bridge on the campus.


Geo quick facts: Calloway County is a county located in the U.S. Commonwealth of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 37,191. Its county seat is Murray. The county was founded in November 1822 and named for Colonel Richard Callaway, one of the founders of Boonesborough – Wikipedia.