Police: UCLA campus shooting a murder-suicide

- Police confirm two people killed at the University of California, Los Angeles and they're calling the deaths a murder-suicide.

Campus media relations officer Rebecca Kendall says police were on scene Wednesday morning at Boelter Hall, a science building. 

FOX News reports the shooter was wearing all black and the LAPD is responding to the scene. LAPD also confirms that there are two victims.

Just after 11 a.m. PT, police confirmed that two people were killed.

According to FOX LA's Gigi Graciette, sources said a suicide note was found near the two people were found. Graciette reports that police are still treating it as an active shooter until the building is cleared.

The entire campus was placed on lockdown and students were advised to shelter in place. A large number of police and fire units swarmed to the Westwood campus, and paramedics were seen standing by with gurneys.

The Los Angeles Police Department went on a tactical alert in response to the shooting reports.

The Daily Bruin, the UCLA campus newspaper, reported via Twitter that "many professors (are) being asked by administrators to cancel classes in the next few hours and email students.''

Watch live coverage on our sister station FOX LA by CLICKING HERE.

Students on campus were using any means necessary to lock doors:

Police said around noon PT that the campus was safe and there is no threat to students or staff.

Up Next:


  • Popular

  • Recent

WATCH FOX 7 NEWS LIVE

FOX 7 News streams at the following times (all times Central):


Monday - Friday

4:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

9 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Saturday

6 a.m. - 8 a.m.

6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

9 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Sunday

6 a.m. - 8 a.m.

5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

9 p.m. to 10 p.m.



Schedule subject to change in the event of network sports coverage.

We also stream press conferences and other breaking news coverage from time to time. When we are not in a live newscast, you will see replays of the most recent broadcast.

To enter full screen Mode click the button.

For closed captioning, click on the button while in full screen mode.

Desktop/tablet users: To choose the stream's video quality, click on the button (while in full screen mode) and choose from 432p or 270p.

Mobile users:The video quality default is to your phone's settings.

Please allow time for buffering. If the stream stalls, refresh your browser. Thanks for watching

Stories You May Be Interested In - Includes Advertiser Stories