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MSU students will be offered counseling

Michigan State University students will be offered counseling services following Monday’s tragedy.

Starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, MSU Counseling and Psychiatric Services will partner with local providers to offer counseling to students in need, the university announced in its website.

Counseling services will be available at the Hannah Community Center located at 819 Abbot Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823, he said.

Armored vehicles, drones and canines deployed in response to gunfire

«Significant equipment» was deployed in response to the MSU shooting, including armored vehicles, drones and canines, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office said.

SWAT officers, mobile command vehicles and personnel were also deployed, the sheriff’s office, based in Pontiac, about 75 miles east of the MSU campus, said in a Facebook post.

All MSU campus classes and activities canceled

All classes, both virtual and in-person, have been canceled at MSU for at least a 48-hour period, the university said Tuesday morning.

Sporting events and «all other campus activities» have also been cancelled, the school said in its statement. website in an update just after 1 am ET.

«Supervisors will notify designated essential employees if they must report to campus tomorrow,» the school said.

The shooting occurs on the eve of the anniversary of the Parkland massacre

Monday’s shooting unfolded on the eve of the fifth anniversary of the Parkland school shooting that left 14 students and three staff members dead.

The February 14, 2018 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida sparked widespread protests over gun violence and school shootings across the US.

«Exactly five years ago, 17 people were killed in Parkland in a horrific shooting that never should have happened,» the March For Our Lives, a youth-driven organization originally created by students who survived the Parkland mass shooting, said in a tweet. .

“Now, another shooting at MSU that never should have happened. Cry for the dead. Fight like hell for the living,” he said.

The reunification center is cleared

An area that was being used as a reunification center after the shooting was closed off, authorities said.

The MSU Pavilion had been identified as a gathering place following the deadly incident, but Michigan State University police said the center had been closed around 3 a.m.

«There are no students left in that place,» they said in a cheep.

Photo: Students gather outside the Michigan State campus

Students gather on the Michigan State University campus after a stay-at-home order was lifted early Tuesday in East Lansing, Michigan.

    A gunman opened fire Monday night at Michigan State University, killing three people and wounding five more, before fatally shooting himself after an hour-long chase forcing frightened students to hide in the dark.  (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
Al Goldis/AP

Five injured remain in critical condition.

The five people injured in Monday’s shooting remained in critical condition as of Tuesday morning, a university official said.

Speaking at a news conference around 1:30 a.m., interim university president Teresa K. Woodruff said the five people taken to EW Sparrow Hospital in Lansing were still seriously injured.

Woodruff said officials may have future updates on his conditions later Tuesday morning.

Photo: Tent covers the body of the gunman in Lansing, Michigan, on Tuesday

A tent covers the body of a gunman on February 14, 2023 in Lansing, Michigan, who opened fire Monday night at Michigan State University.
Carlos Osorio/AP

3 people dead while police search for motive

Three people were killed and five others injured after a shooting at Michigan State University on Monday that ended with the suspect fatally shooting himself, police said.

The shooting sent students and others sheltering for hours on the East Lansing campus, which is home to 50,000 students.

The suspected shooter, a 43-year-old man who police say had no affiliation with the university, was found dead with a self-inflicted gunshot wound following a confrontation with police in the adjacent city of Lansing, Chris Rozman, acting deputy chief . Michigan State University police said.

The shooter has not yet been identified and the motive is unknown, police said.

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