By Red Pill  |  03-02-2018   News
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There's breaking news coming out of Central Michigan University where reports suggest there's an active shooter on school premises and an ongoing manhunt to find him as the school is locked down.

The initial call came into law enforcement in Mount Pleasant, Michigan at 9:30 AM Eastern, with the caller reporting shots had been fired near Campbell Hall on campus.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">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.</p>&mdash; Central Michigan U. (@CMUniversity) <a href="https://twitter.com/CMUniversity/status/969580872184815618?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">March 2, 2018</a></blockquote>

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School officials tweeted via the Central Michigan University Twitter account telling students that police have advised they seek shelter and contact 911 if they see anything suspicious.

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Located around 70 miles north of Lansing, Central Michigan has an estimated 23,000 students at the University on 1200 South Franklin Street in Mount Pleasant.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">UPDATE: The suspect is a black male and considered armed and dangerous. More information will be shared as it becomes available.</p>&mdash; City of Mt. Pleasant (@MtPleasantMI) <a href="https://twitter.com/MtPleasantMI/status/969581845972226050?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">March 2, 2018</a></blockquote>

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According to the Associate Vice President of the University, Sherry Knight, the University is urging students to stay where they are as the campus is on lockdown.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Sherry Knight, associate Vice President with University Communications said the university is urging students to stay where they are and to not leave their dorm rooms/on campus buildings. We have received reports that classes have been cancelled and the campus is on lockdown.</p>&mdash; CM Life (@CMLIFE) <a href="https://twitter.com/CMLIFE/status/969586686752710656?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">March 2, 2018</a></blockquote>

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The suspect is being described as a "black male, 5'9" tall, wearing mustard yellow jeans and a blue hoodie, 19-year-olds old, who's armed and dangerous," and he's still at large.

"He is considered armed & dangerous. If you see the suspect, do not approach him. Call 911," police said.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">UPDATE 10:23 a.m.: The suspect is a 19-year-old black male who is approx. 5 foot 9 inches tall. He is wearing mustard yellow jeans and a blue hoodie. He may have taken off the blue hoodie. He is considered armed &amp; dangerous. If you see the suspect, do not approach him. Call 911.</p>&mdash; City of Mt. Pleasant (@MtPleasantMI) <a href="https://twitter.com/MtPleasantMI/status/969594921899438080?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">March 2, 2018</a></blockquote>

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There are conflicting reports of injuries, with Fox News suggesting that at least two people have been shot.

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said he has been in contact with local police to "determine what has occurred at Central Michigan University."

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">I am in constant contact with <a href="https://twitter.com/MichStatePolice?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@MichStatePolice</a> as they work w/local law enforcement to determine what has occurred at Central Michigan University. The priority right now is the safety of those still on campus and I thank all first responders involved for their swift action.</p>&mdash; Governor Rick Snyder (@onetoughnerd) <a href="https://twitter.com/onetoughnerd/status/969594052248244224?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">March 2, 2018</a></blockquote>

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"The priority right now is the safety of those still on campus and I thank all first responders involved for their swift action," he continued in a tweet.

This is still a developing story and we will update as more information comes in.

Additional sources:

http://wgntv.com/2018/03/02/shooting-reported-at-central-michigan-university-suspect-at-large/

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