Michigan State University Police lift shelter-in-place lockdown after two off-campus shootings

EAST LANSING, Mich., (WXYZ) - Michigan State University Police have lifted a shelter-in-place lockdown after two shootings off campus Monday. They say the suspect is still at large.

"Police advise unless you are in the area f the 1800 block of Coolidge Rd, EL, secure in place is lifted," reads a tweet by MSU Police around 1:20 p.m.

On their website the City of East Lansing says a shooting took place around 11:30 a.m. on Coolidge Road between Saginaw Street and Lake Lansing Road.

The suspect who is still at large is described as a black male with a shaved head, approximately 5'8" tall.

The City of East Lansing also says an initial shooting took place at the rite Aid in Frandor. "It is unknown at this time if the shootings are related," reads their website.

Michigan State University alerted students of the shooting around noon via their Twitter account and the school's website, "MSU ALERT local police are reporting two separate shootings off campus: one in the Frandor area and another near Coolidge and N. Shore Drive."

The alert advised students to perform a secure-in-place lockdown if they are nearby either shooting location. Others were advised to avoid the areas completely.

A tweet with an identical message from @michiganstateu, the university's official Twitter account confirmed the events.


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