The UCLA campus is in the process of lifting a lockdown order after police responded to an active shooting incident.
.@LAPDChiefBeck: UCLA campus is now safe, no continuing threat.
— Daily Bruin (@dailybruin) June 1, 2016
Two male individuals were shot dead near Boelter Hall – located next to the School of Engineering building – according to representatives with the Los Angeles Police Department.
— leah mcelrath (@leahmcelrath) June 1, 2016
“Students have been told to shelter in a secure place,” reports CBS.
BruinAlert: Lock down continues. Do not go outside unless instructed by UCPD! Do not come to campus. If outside go indoors and lock down.
— UCLA Bruin Alert (@UCLABruinAlert) June 1, 2016
CNBC claims authorities recovered a handgun and a suicide note.
— CNBC Now (@CNBCnow) June 1, 2016
The UCLA police chief asserted one of the dead males was the shooter, according to San Diego ABC affiliate 10 News.
— 10News (@10News) June 1, 2016
Witnesses described the suspect as a 6-foot tall Caucasian male wearing a black jacket and black pants.
USA Today notes: “A construction worker interviewed by KTLA-TV said he saw a single shooter, possibly wearing body armor.”
Infowars reporter Joe Biggs spoke with one student following the lockdown who claimed to have grabbed a crowbar and fashioned body armor in case the shooter entered his room.