Watch full briefing: Police provide 8 a.m. update on Michigan State University shootings

More details shared Tuesday morning

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State University police held another news briefing Tuesday morning to provide an update on the on-campus shooting that left at least three dead Monday night.

This live stream has ended. You can watch the entire briefing in the video player above.

Here are some details from the news briefing:

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and local and university officials were also in attendance.

Police provided their last update at 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 14, following an active shooter situation on the East Lansing campus Monday night. At least three people were killed and at least five were injured when one shooter opened fire on campus.

Staff and students on campus were ordered to shelter in place as of 8:40 p.m. Monday due to reports of an active shooter near Berkey Hall. Shots were later reported at the MSU Union.

Hundreds of law enforcement agents were searching the campus Monday night for the shooter. The suspected shooter, only identified as a 43-year-old man, was found by police at a location in Lansing. He reportedly killed himself at the scene.

The shelter-in-place order was then lifted for those on campus. Officials said there is no longer a threat to the campus.

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Authorities have not yet identified those killed and injured in the shooting Monday. We are expecting to learn more on Tuesday.

In the last police update, university police said the suspected shooter was a 43-year-old man who had no affiliation with Michigan State University at all. Police also said then that the five victims injured and hospitalized are in critical condition.

You can see all the prior police news briefings from late Monday night and early Tuesday by clicking here.


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