Active Shooter on UCLA Campus, Two Confirmed Dead
UPDATE: Police have confirmed that two people are confirmed dead after a shooting on Wednesday (June 1). They have determined the shooter committed suicide.
School police at UCLA in Los Angeles have confirmed that at least two people have been shot on the campus.
News spread and the campus was put on an immediate lock down. The city of Los Angeles is also on tactical alert. Some are seeking refuge in an engineering building on campus, while there is video floating around of students walking hand-in-hand, looking emotionally distressed.
The shooter is thought to be wearing a black jacket and black pants, the LA Times reports.
Mehwish Khan, a 21-year-old student, told reporters, “The whole campus just started running and I started running too…Everyone was very confused. We got in a building, and no one knew what was going on.”
Our thoughts are with the UCLA community and those effected by this horrific act of violence.