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Five young adults were injured in a shooting on Morgan State University’s campus in Baltimore, prompting active shooter alerts. The victims, aged 18-22, suffered non-life-threatening injuries, with four of them being Morgan State University students. Baltimore Police Commissioner Richard Worley and Morgan State University Police Chief Lance Hatcher said university police officers heard discharging on campus during patrol. Police activated active shooter response protocols, clearing buildings in search of the suspect, who remains at large. The incident occurred around 9:25 p.m., with the campus placed on lockdown, later lifted around 12:30 a.m. Classes were canceled, and an emergency meeting is scheduled to reassess homecoming week activities. The mayor and governor called for action on gun violence.
In light of last evening’s shooting that occurred on campus and in the abundance of caution, University Administration has decided to cancel all classes today, Wednesday, October 4, 2023. (1/2) pic.twitter.com/2Xb91z4r5w
— Morgan State University (@MorganStateU) October 4, 2023