2 dead at UCLA in murder-suicide, lockdown lifted

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LOS ANGELES (KRON) – The University of California at Los Angeles received the all clear after two people were shot dead Wednesday morning in a murder-suicide, according to officials.

The shooting was reported at around 10 a.m. at UCLA’s Boelter Hall, part of the Samueli School of Engineering & Applied Science, according to a tweet sent out by school officials.

School officials have confirmed that two males victim have been shot dead in an apparent murder-suicide, said the Los Angeles Police Chief

UCPD Lt. Richard Davis said students told UCPD they heard a loud noise and gun shellings drop. Davis added he did not know when students first reported the incident.

UCLA released a Bruin Alert about 9:52 a.m. informing students to find a secure location and lock entry.

The school on the west side of Los Angeles is a flagship of the University of California system, with about 43,000 students. It’s currently the week before final exams.

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