Central Michigan postpones game in wake of campus shooting

LANSING STATE JOURNAL VIA AP           Law enforcement officers searched a wooded area on Friday in Mt. Pleasant Mich

LANSING STATE JOURNAL VIA AP Law enforcement officers searched a wooded area on Friday in Mt. Pleasant Mich

Steve Lamberti, the humanities division chair at Plainfield Central and the former coach of the boy's basketball team, knew Davis Jr. from the time he coached him in senior year.

The university has been on lockdown since, but just after 2 p.m. authorities began shuttling students to a nearby hotel.

A university police official confirmed the department was monitoring the situation but declined to provide details. Klaus says surveillance footage shows the young man fled on foot. He is considered armed & unsafe.

He didn't release the names of the victims.

"We are aware of the ongoing shooting at Central Michigan University", officials tweeted. Pleasant Twitter account, the suspect is a 19-year-old black male and considered armed and unsafe.

She said: "It's scary thinking about how easy a shooter can come into a college campus anywhere - a classroom, a library".

Friday was a light day on campus with the start of spring break.

Mt. Pleasant was on edge all day as some stores closed, offices locked their doors, workers were told to stay away from windows and investigators searched railroad beds, sheds, ditches, empty buildings and knocked on doors of homes, offices and businesses. Visitors also weren't being allowed to enter.

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

Police say the gun used in a shooting at a Central Michigan University dormitory that left a student's parents dead was registered to the suspect's dad.

A 19-year-old student suspected of killing his parents at a Central Michigan University dormitory and then running from campus has been apprehended.

Klaus and Jeff Brown, public information officer from Mount Pleasant Police Dept. stressed that the suspect should be considered unsafe. There are no other injuries reported.

Police report that shots were fired in Campbell Hall on its campus in Mount Pleasant.

The teen emerged from a middle school lavatory with a semi-automatic weapon, intent on committing a mass shooting.

"All planned campus events and activities are cancelled until further notice", the university website said. Police say students should take shelter and call 911 if they see something suspicious.

The school released the information on its Facebook page around 9:30 a.m.

In response to the shooting in Parkland, Florida, in which gunman Nikolas Cruz used a semi-automatic assault rifle, students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have made public appeals for change to permissive U.S. gun laws.

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