Five Injured After Shooting On Morgan State University Campus


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A shooting left five people injured at Morgan State University’s campus in Baltimore, Maryland, according to reports.

Campus police were first alerted of the gunshots at 9:25 p.m. on Tuesday, according to NBC News. The police subsequently found four males and one female injured. Four of the five individuals are university students.

The shooting reportedly happened at the conclusion of the school’s annual “coronation ceremony”—an event where “Mr. & Ms. Morgan State University” are named. Students were leaving the event and headed to the student center when the shooting occurred. (RELATED: Faculty Member Killed In Campus Shooting That Locked Down University For Hours)

Campus officials have not provided information pertaining to the number of shooters or the location of the incident.

“For those who decided to come onto this jewel of a campus, and inflict this pain and trauma on their community — we’re going to find you. We won’t stop” Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott said to reporters.

Police Commissioner Richard Worley said that the shelter-in-place order was lifted on Wednesday after SWAT cleared the building where the shooting is suspected to have taken place.

University President David Wilson stated that the tragic event will not define the school.

“Morgan State University will not be deterred. We will continue forward,” Wilson said.

Morgan State canceled classes Wednesday in response to the event. The school has yet to make decisions on whether other homecoming events will be shelved, according to the Baltimore Sun.