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Michigan State University mass shooting live updates: 3 students killed, 5 hurt; suspect dead

Three students were killed and five others were injured by a gunman who opened fire at an academic building and the student union on the Michigan State University campus in East Lansing on Monday night, police said.

After an hours long manhunt, police found the 43-year-old suspect, Anthony McRae, dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound off campus.

All five injured students are in critical condition Tuesday, officials said.

Latest headlines:

  • Michigan State police releases names of 2 victims

  • Suspect had note indicating threat to NJ schools

  • No motive known

Here's how the news is developing. All times Eastern.

Suspect had 2 guns, numerous magazines The suspected shooter, 43-year-old Anthony Dwayne McRae, lived in Lansing, officials said. Michigan Department of Corrections via AP This booking photo provided by Michigan Department of Corrections shows Anthony Mc...Read More The shooter died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound as law enforcement was approaching, a law enforcement source briefed on the situation said. The source added that a firearm was recovered at the scene, and a second firearm was found in a backpack along with numerous magazines. McRae served 18 months in prison between 2019 and 2021 on a weapons charge for having a loaded weapon in his vehicle, according to Michigan’s Department of Corrections.


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