Update: At least two dead after CMU shooting, suspect still at large

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Police have confirmed a shooter at Central Michigan University killed at least two people Friday morning, the Detroit Free Press reports

The City of Mount Pleasant says the suspect, who is believed to be a black male, is still at large and is considered armed and dangerous. Students are advised to take shelter and to contact police immediately if they see anything suspicious.

The shooter is being described as a 19-year-old black male, approximately 5-foot-9 inches tall, wearing mustard yellow jeans and a blue hoodie.
According to the school's newspaper, police believe the shooter is still on campus.
The shooting occurred on the fourth floor of Campbell Hall, a co-ed on-campus dormitory.


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