Alert: Deadly Shooting At College Campus, Gunman Still At Large


At least two people are dead following a shooting at Central Michigan University on Friday and the suspect is still at large.

The college, located in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, is currently on lockdown as law enforcement seeks out the killer.

Shots fired were first reported at approximately 9 a.m. Eastern, according to Fox News.

The shooting took place at the Campbell Hall co-ed dorm building, though the victims are reportedly not college students.

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The city of Mount Pleasant put out multiple notifications about the incident.

The suspect is James Eric Davis, a 19-year-old black male, who is dressed in mustard yellow jeans and wearing a blue hoodie, according to ABC News.

The man is approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall and is considered “armed and dangerous.”

Students campus-wide received a robocall alert telling them to shelter in place.

Classes have been canceled.

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Michigan’s Gov. Rick Snyder said he is keeping apprised of the developing situation.

The latest school shooting comes as the nation is grappling with how to best handle the issue of student safety in the aftermath of last month’s shooting in Parkland, Florida.

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Randy DeSoto has written more than 3,000 articles for The Western Journal since he joined the company in 2015. He is a graduate of West Point and Regent University School of Law. He is the author of the book "We Hold These Truths" and screenwriter of the political documentary "I Want Your Money."
Randy DeSoto is the senior staff writer for The Western Journal. He wrote and was the assistant producer of the documentary film "I Want Your Money" about the perils of Big Government, comparing the presidencies of Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama. Randy is the author of the book "We Hold These Truths," which addresses how leaders have appealed to beliefs found in the Declaration of Independence at defining moments in our nation's history. He has been published in several political sites and newspapers.

Randy graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a BS in political science and Regent University School of Law with a juris doctorate.
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