Police: 3 confirmed dead in MSU shooting

Published: Feb. 13, 2023 at 8:51 PM EST
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EAST LANSING, Mich. (WNEM)UPDATE: Police have confirmed all three deceased victims were MSU students.

MSU police confirmed three people have died in the Michigan State University shooting. This is in addition to the five injured victims reported previously.

About 12 a.m. on Feb. 14, MSU police said the shooting suspect was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

MSU police said at around 8:18 p.m., they received multiple 911 calls of a shooting inside Berkey Hall. Officers responded within minutes and located several victims.

The incident moved to MSU Union with another shooting. Police acted quickly and tended to victims. Hundreds of officers from local, state, and federal departments responded to the scene.

MSU police confirmed there were at least five victims taken to Sparrow Hospital. Some of these victims have life-threatening injuries, according to police.

Police said all campus activities have been canceled for 48 hours, including athletics, classes, and all campus-related activities. They ask that no one come to campus on Tuesday.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said she had been briefed on the shooting at MSU and said that MSU police and Michigan State Police were on the ground.

“Let’s wrap our arms around the Spartan community tonight,” Whitmer said.

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