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UCLA shooting confirmed as murder-suicide

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Posted at 2:25 PM, Jun 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-01 15:17:34-04

LOS ANGELES (AP) —  The Los Angeles Police Department has confirmed the UCLA shooting as a murder-suicide and the campus is now safe.

A Los Angeles police statement says the dead are male but provides no other identification.

Earlier, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed two dead in a shooting at UCLA's Engineering IV building in Boelter Hall, according to UCLA Newsroom.

Officer Aareon Jefferson at police headquarters confirmed the two fatalities in the Wednesday morning shooting.

Students on campus took to social media to share their status with friends and family, as well as updates about what's happening during lockdown.

 

 

 

 

Los Angeles police Officer Tony Im says the department's officers are responding to a report of an active shooter Wednesday morning.

Numerous officers can be seen on the campus on the west side of the city.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is already on the scene and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is en route to the scene according to the bureau's official Twitter feed:

 

 

Campus media relations officer Rebecca Kendall says the report came in at 9:55 a.m. and involves Boelter Hall, a science building.

The campus is on lockdown.

 

 

Im says the department's officers are responding to a report of an active shooter Wednesday morning.

Numerous officers can be seen on the campus on the west side of the city.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is already on the scene and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is en route to the scene according to the bureau's official Twitter feed:

 

 

Campus media relations officer Rebecca Kendall says the report came in at 9:55 a.m. and involves Boelter Hall, a science building.

UCLA Newsroom has confirmed two victims in a reported shooting on campus. There is no word on the victims' condition at this time.

The campus is on lockdown.