Thursday, April 18, 2013

Gunshots reported at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Responding agencies continue to investigate an “active shooter incident” at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) tonight, according to reports posted on the university campus website. The shooting is reported to be at Building 32 (Stata). Officials from the school are asking everyone to stay indoors and away from Building 32 and the surrounding area.

The gunshots were reported at 10:48 p.m. EDT on Thursday. The area is cordoned off. “Unknown if injuries have occurred,” MIT says on their website. “Although the situation is considered active and extremely dangerous, an investigation is underway. Updates will be provided when more information becomes available.”

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