Active shooter reported near MIT campus

Sep 13, 2015 5:57 PM

A woman was shot in the leg near the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Cambridge campus on Sunday and the shooter is on the loose, Cambridge Police told CBS News.

A post on the school's emergency website said authorities were continuing to search the area but that the suspect is not believed to be on campus.

A spokesperson for MIT Public Safety told CBS News an all clear has been issued on the campus. Cambridge police, however, were asking the campus to remain on alert.

It is unclear whether the victim is a student at the school.

In a tweet, MIT police said: "Active Shooter reported on campus. Police responding. Evacuate if able or seek shelter. Lock and barricade doors. More to follow."


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