Two dead in murder-suicide after campus shooting at UCLA

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UPDATE - The two shootings deaths on the UCLA campus on Wednesday were the result of a murder-suicide, Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck told reporters. There were no suspects on the loose, he said. Beck said the situation was contained and a weapon was found at the scene where the two men died.


LOS ANGELES - UCLA campus police are investigating an active shooter situation on campus, according to KTLA.

Officials put the campus on lockdown as authorities investigate the incident at Boelter Hall.

Two people were killed in a shooting at UCLA, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed Wednesday morning.

The city of Los Angeles is on tactical alert as of 10:30 a.m., according to the LAPD, and motorists are being asked to avoid the campus. SWAT has been seen running on campus and in armored vehicles. Students are having to barricade themselves in classrooms.

The UCLA Newsroom Twitter sent out a tweet reporting the incident. The campus is on lockdown and people are being asked to shelter in place in the Engineering IV building

UCLA Bruin Alert sent out a tweet saying the shooting occurred outside of an engineering building and asked students to get to a secure location.

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