Campus shooting leaves 3 killed, 5 wounded

Police reported that three people were killed and five were wounded in shootings that occurred at Michigan State University on Monday night. The search for the shooter is still underway, and he is described as a short man wearing a jean jacket, ball cap, and red shoes. The incident started at Berkey Hall, an academic building, at around 8:30 p.m. and also occurred near the student union. There were hundreds of officers on campus to keep the area safe and apprehend the suspect. MSU students and staff were advised to take shelter and monitor the school’s website for updates.

The police reported that the victims were taken to a local hospital. In addition, another shooting occurred at the IM East recreational center. Aedan Kelley, a junior living close to campus, stated that he locked his doors and windows and heard sirens and a helicopter in the area. He added that he was inundated with messages from people asking if he was alright.

In response to the shooting, all activities on campus were canceled for 48 hours, including classes and athletics. Individuals were warned to stay away from the campus for the following day. East Lansing High School was also put on lockdown, and people were prevented from leaving the auditorium during a school board meeting. Michigan State University has around 50,000 students and is situated 90 miles northwest of Detroit.