2 dead after shooting at Central Michigan University dorm

2 dead after shooting at Central Michigan University dorm

He is considered armed and unsafe. The black man was seen wearing mustard-yellow jeans and a blue hoodie. Pleasant hospital and released.

CMU campus police said during a Facebook Live press conference that Thursday night Davis hospitalized in a "drug-related incident ...a bad (drug) reaction".

Officers did not release any information on the two victims or the type of weapon used in the shooting.

In a statement to Central Michigan Life, Sherry Knight, associate vice president with university communications, said "classes have been canceled and the campus is on lockdown".

Federal agents from the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms were sent to the scene in the central MI city of Mount Pleasant to assist local police.

CMU police identified the suspect as James Eric Davis, Jr., who is approximately 19 years old.

Students have taken to posting updates on social media.

One student says she locked herself in her off-campus house that's about a 10-minute walk from the residence hall. "It's scary thinking about how easy a shooter can come into a college campus anywhere - a classroom, a library". CMU asks you go to the Comfort Inn, 2424 S. Mission St, where students are being shuttled. Visitors also weren't being allowed to enter.

A newspaper in Mount Pleasant is reporting two people were shot and killed on Central Michigan's campus Friday. Pleasant. He is considered armed and risky.

Today students demanded a change to gun laws as the incident became the ninth school shooting this year. It also says no other injuries have been reported.

On Twitter, the institution advised students and community members to seek shelter as police responded to reports of shots fired at Campbell Hall, a dormitory on the institution's Mount Pleasant campus.

The school said the report was at Campbell Hall, a dorm building.

Gov. Rick Snyder (R) said on Twitter that he was in contact with state police and local authorities as they investigated the matter.

Police consider him to be armed and unsafe.

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