Posted November 20, 2013 by Tabby T in News

Liberty University Student Shot Dead By Campus Police! [Video]

Another on-campus situation that ended tragically. According to NYDailyNews, “Police say Joshua Hathaway, 19, got in a fight with a Liberty University Emergency Services officer at an all-women’s residential hall before being shot dead after allegedly attacking the officer with a hammer in an off-campus dormitory.

Joshua Hathaway from Lubbock, Texas, was shot and killed early Tuesday morning by a Liberty University Emergency Services officer in Lynchburg. According to a search warrant obtained by the station, Hathaway told a security officer that he had been robbed and his vehicle stolen around 4 a.m. During his report in the lobby of a “women’s-only” dormitory, he allegedly pulled a hammer out of his clothing and assaulted the officer.

‘The student was shot and killed and the officer was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital for treatment,’ the university said in a statement just after noon.

School officials said the shooting occurred in the lobby of Residential Annex II. Hathaway’s vehicle was found parked outside the building before towed.

His roommate speaking to police said the 19-year-old had been acting unusual as of late.