Mt. Pleasant, MI – According to WXYZ-TV, two people have been shot and killed on the campus of Central Michigan University. The shooter is still at large.
Yesterday, at around 3 pm, the Mt. Pleasant Police Department tweeted: “
“We are requesting our Twitter followers and friends to be
#Vigilant for any sort of #Suspicious activity, behavior or criminal activities! Please report this by calling 9*1*1 or use our Non-emergency number 262-886-2300. #HelpStopCrime”
We are requesting our Twitter followers and friends to be #Vigilant for any sort of #Suspicious activity, behavior or criminal activities! Please report this by calling 9*1*1 or use our Non-emergency number 262-886-2300. #HelpStopCrime pic.twitter.com/HQq5jiamZY
— Mt. Pleasant Police (@MtPleasantWIPD) March 1, 2018
The timing of the warning seems a bit odd, given that the Mt. Pleasant Police Department has only issued two other warnings on their Twitter account Since October 2016, and both warnings were reminders to residents about keeping their cars locked and removing valuables from your vehicle.
We here in the Village of Mount Pleasant (WI) take numerous theft from vehicle complaints. Leaving your vehicles unlocked gives burglars an open invitation to help themselves! Be sure to lock and take your valuables out of your vehicle when unattended!#LockIt #MPPD pic.twitter.com/bbWCi30LcV
— Mt. Pleasant Police (@MtPleasantWIPD) February 10, 2018
This morning at 10:28 am, Mt Pleasant Police confirmed that two people have been killed at CMU and that the 19-yr-old, armed, black, male suspect is still at large.
— Fox News (@FoxNews) March 2, 2018
Police confirm the two people shot have died.
Police describe the suspect as a 19-year-old black male, approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall, wearing mustard yellow jeans and a blue hoodie. He is considered to be armed and dangerous.
Students on campus are instructed to take shelter, said Lt. Cameron Wassman of the Central Michigan Police Department.
Michigan State Police say two people have been shot. Their conditions are not known at this time.
The city of Mt. Pleasant tweeted that the suspect is considered to be armed and dangerous.
CMU Police are searching for one suspect who fled on foot.
There has been a report of shots fired at Campbell Hall on campus. Suspect is still at large, police advise all to take shelter. If you see something suspicious, call 911.
— Central Michigan U. (@CMUniversity) March 2, 2018
Police are responding to reports of shots fired at Central Michigan University.