Breaking: Apparently criminals aren’t listening to the warnings that declare areas “Gun Free”. 2 people were shot and killed at the University of California in Los Angeles according to NBC news. The campus is now in lock down as police investigate the incident. Students report that while preparing to take their finals, the Swat team suddenly showed up and instructed them to evacuate immediately. The shooting allegedly occurred in the engineering building:
“I was in Boelter Hall to take a final and I exit the staircase to see SWAT-looking police yelling at everyone to evacuate immediately, I check my email and BruinAlert had immediately sent an email to all students notifying them of a shooter in the engineering building.” – Alirani (student)
UCLA is in the Westwood area of Los Angeles. It currently has over 43,000 students enrolled. This is a breaking story, we will keep you posted as more updates become available.