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Reports of Active Shooter at Michigan State University


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Reports broke Monday evening of an active shooter situation at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan.

Shots were reportedly fired in multiple campus buildings.

The exact details remain unclear but FOX 2 Detroit reported that multiple people were shot.

Police are reportedly searching for one suspect.

From FOX 2 Detroit:

Rozman said the shooter is a shorter Black man wearing red shoes, a jean jacket, and a hat.

MSU Police are planning to give another update at midnight ET.

According to MSU, the campus is closed for the next 48 hours, including athletics and all classes.

Shots were fired inside Berkey Hall at 8:18 p.m, which is on the northern boundary of campus in East Lansing. Police believed the shooter was on foot as of 9:20 p.m. People on and near campus should shelter in place. Police said they believe there is one suspect.

Michigan State Police is assisting with the investigation as well and is urging people not to head to campus.

“Please do not go to MSU right now. Yes, its hard to do when you have loved ones on campus or adjacent to the campus. But it is far too dangerous as this armed suspect is moving in the area and police attempt to take them into custody. As always scanner traffic is inaccurate,” MSP said.

Police released this photo of the suspect.

According to reports, shots were reportedly fired in 12 different Halls and Buildings.

Footage posted on social media showed chaotic scenes on campus.

Here is the initial ‘shots fired’ call on the Michigan State University campus.

Two students gave their accounts of what transpired on campus.

According to the Lansing State Journal, three individuals have reportedly died from the shooting.

Three people were killed in Monday night’s mass shooting at Michigan State University, MSU police confirmed on social media.

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The department said “There are 3 confirmed fatalities. This is in addition to the 5 victims who have been transported to the hospital.”

“All campus activities are canceled for 48 hours, including athletics, classes, and all campus-related activities,” the department added. “Please DO NOT come to campus tomorrow.”

This story is developing.

We will provide additional updates as they become available. 



 

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