At least two people have been killed in a shooting in a Central Michigan University dorm, troopers with the Michigan State Police post in Mount Pleasant told the Free Press.
The state police did not release any further details on who the victims were or the relationship to the alleged suspect, who remains at large. The campus and most of the surrounding area of Mount Pleasant are on lock down.
According to the Morning Sun, reports say two others may have also been shot and the suspect may have been released from the hospital just before 8 a.m. today.
According to the City of Mt. Pleasant Twitter account, the suspect is believed to be a 19-year-old black male, approximately 5-foot-9-inches tall, wearing yellow jeans and a blue hoodie. He is considered armed and dangerous.
The shooting allegedly happened on the 4th floor of Campbell Hall, a co-ed residence building. Classes are canceled and students have been told to shelter in place and avoid the area.
CM Life, the university’s student newspaper, tweeted that they spoke to an officer on the scene and were told the alleged shooter is still on the premises.