Two killed in shooting on Central Michigan University campus, police say

Report: 2 shot at Central Michigan University; suspect at large

What happened at Central Michigan University?

Police say it is unknown what clothing the suspect is wearing now, as they have located a number of articles of clothing along a railroad. James Eric Davis Sr. was a part-time officer with the Bellwood police department and has worked there for nearly 20 years.

"He should be considered armed and risky", Klaus said of Davis. He was transported to a hospital and released to staff there.

Mr Klaus said video at the dorm suggests Davis fled on foot after the shooting. An alert from the university told parents and others who were coming to pick up students that visitors should remain off campus until further notice. The school said university staff members would be there to support the families. They ask that those still sheltered in place not leave campus buildings until being approached by CMU police officers. It said there are no additional injuries.

As the daylong manhunt for the 19-year-old student stretched into the evening, university police identified the two victims as as James Eric Davis, Sr.and Diva Jeneen Davis, the parents of the suspect. Suspect is still at large, police advise all to take shelter.

"Uniformed officers are beginning to assist individuals in leaving campus buildings". He said counseling services will be available to students when they come back from spring break.

Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland have made powerful appeals for change to permissive U.S. gun laws in the wake of the shooting. According to COED, It's one of the states largest public universities and in the top 100 largest in the country.

The shooting occurred around 8:30 a.m.at Campbell Hall, a residence hall at Central Michigan, which is about 70 miles north of Lansing.

The Florida gunman, who had a history run-ins with law enforcement, used a semi-automatic assault rifle in the shooting.

The campus and most of Mount Pleasant are on lockdown in the meantime.

An automated phone message from the school also was sent to students.

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