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New Jersey Township Closes ALL Schools For the Day, Connection to Michigan State Shooting?


A New Jersey township has closed all schools “out of an abundance of caution” due to a possible connection with the shooting suspect in the Michigan State shooting.

Michigan State University Shooting: Morning Updates

The suspect, 43-year-old Anthony McRae, reportedly had local ties to Ewing Township, New Jersey.

Michigan police reportedly found a note in McRae's pocket that "indicated a threat to two Ewing Public Schools."

In light of the investigation, Ewing Township closed all public schools for the day.

"After further investigation, it has been determined that the incident is isolated to Michigan, and there is no threat to Ewing schools," a press release from the Ewing Township Police Department stated.

"Information received during our investigation indicated that McRae has not resided in the Ewing area in several years."

The press release also noted that McRae "had a history of mental health issues."

Read the full press release:

ABC 7 provided updates on the Michigan State shooting:

Police say five Michigan State University students remain in critical condition following the mass shooting.

The shooting began Monday night at an academic building and later moved to the nearby student union.

Police say McRae shot himself miles from campus while being confronted by officers.

Chris Rozman, deputy chief of campus police, says investigators still "have absolutely no idea" what McRae's motive was.

McRae was not a student or Michigan State employee.



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