Three fatalities and Five injured were reported at Michigan State University shootings; suspect found dead.

 A gunman opened fire at Michigan State University on Monday night killing at least three dead and leaving five others injured, police said.

The suspect was later found dead off campus from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said. The announcement came after four hours after the shootings were reported. The shooting happened first at Berkley Hall followed by nearby the MSU Union which is a popular hub to eat or study.

Interim deputy chief of the campus police department Chris Rozman said, “We are relieved to no longer have an active threat on campus.” He reassured that authorities believe the suspect has acted alone in the shootings and the in-place shelter on campus has been lifted.

The investigation is ongoing and the authorities are working to identify the suspect as well as processing different crime scenes.

Multiple calls of a shooting at 8:18 p.m. at Berkley Hall were received by the authorities, Rozman said. The police then immediately responded to a second shooting nearby the MSU union.

“We tended to the victims at both of those scenes, and there was an overwhelming law enforcement response to campus,” Rozman said.

Three fatalities and five victims were confirmed by the MSU police. The injured were transported to the E.W. Sparrow Hospital in Lansing.

According to university police, multiple locations on the campus were cleared and secured by 10:18 p.m. Brody Hall, Snyder/Phillips Hall, Mason Hall, Abbot Hall, Landon Hall, the MSU Union, and Berkey Hall are some of the secured and cleared areas.

Hundreds of law enforcement officers from local, state, and federal agencies responded to the shooting “in a coordinated effort,” Rozman said. A line of 10 ambulances was waiting outside the Broad Art Museum.


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