Gun reported stolen from car in DePauw parking lot Monday
Students, faculty and staff at DePauw University were advised via campuswide email Monday afternoon that a handgun was reportedly stolen from a vehicle parked in a campus parking area.
The DePauw Police Safety message noted that the handgun, which belongs to a licensed gun owner, was taken from a vehicle parked in the Hogate Hall lot on South Locust Street.
DPU Public Safety is investigating and working with the Greencastle City Police Department on the matter, interim Director of Public Safety Charlene Shrewsbury noted.
Community members were reminded in the email that although the gun is owned by a licensed owner, university policy prohibits all weapons on campus, including registered handguns.
Students, faculty and staff were asked to report any suspicious activity, particularly anything observed in the area of the Hogate parking lot. Public Safety can be called (658-5555) or emailed at email@example.com to report any questionable activity.
Meanwhile, additional Public Safety officers and DePauw Security guards are in place on campus.