UPDATED: 3:00 PM EST
The Los Angeles Police Department released a statement verifying that the two victims were male. The shooting appears to be a murder-suicide, police officials stated.
“We believe there are no suspects outstanding and no continuing threat to UCLA’s campus,” LAPD Police Chief Charlie Beck told reporters Wednesday afternoon.
Police in California are searching for an active gunman after two people were shot and killed at the University of California, Los Angeles Wednesday.
The identities of the victims have not been released.
The shooting reportedly occurred in Engineering Building IV. Officials placed the campus on lockdown as police and SWAT officers swarmed the surrounding area.
“Police are investigating a shooting in Engineering IV. Police are on the scene and report that there are two victims,” UCLA’s office of media relations said in an online posting. “The campus remains on lockdown.”
“Right now the police are at the scene and the campus is on lockdown,” said an office manager in the university’s media relations division.
This is a developing story.
SOURCE: Reuters | PHOTO CREDIT: Getty
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