Police and other emergency personnel are responding to a shooting at Michigan State University in East Lansing that has left at least 3 people dead and wounded at least five people who have been transported to a nearby hospital.
Some of these victims have sustained life-threatening injuries according to Interim Deputy Police Chief Chris Rozman.
Around 8:18 pm on Monday evening, officers began receiving calls about an active shooter near MSU’s Berkey Hall.
The suspect has not been apprehended yet, but the first confirmed photos of the suspect have been released by MSU Police and Public Safety, who posted the photos to Twitter saying, “The suspect is a Black male, shorter in stature, red shoes, jean jacket, wearing a baseball cap that is navy with a lighter brim.”
UPDATE: There are 3 confirmed fatalities. This is in addition to the 5 victims who have been transported to the hospital. pic.twitter.com/on3iPHhsfK
— MSU Police and Public Safety (@msupolice) February 14, 2023
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One video being shared on social media appears to show the suspect walking down the street after the shooting. The video was allegedly taken over an hour ago.
The video’s accuracy is currently unconfirmed, but the individual in the video matches the description released by law enforcement.
— Brendan Best (@Bestbuy_448) February 14, 2023
The suspect is still at large.
This is a developing story.