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A Purdue student shot and killed themself at a shooting range Friday evening.

Lafayette police said Vijay Viswan, 25, went into Applied Ballistics on Olympia Drive and was testing multiple weapons before "suddenly and intentionally" shooting themself.

He was in the range for about an hour, LPD Lt. Justin Hartman said, and didn't speak with anyone while inside. Hartman said he didn't know what type of gun Viswan used. 

Viswan was taken from the Lafayette shooting range to a local hospital where they died. Tippecanoe County Coroner Carrie Costello said preliminary autopsy, pending toxicology reports, shows they died by suicide from a gunshot wound.

Viswan's driver's license said they were from South Elgin, Illinois, according to the Journal and Courier. Viswan was a senior studying computer science, Purdue spokesperson Tim Doty said.

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