MIT's first statement:
At 10:48 PM today gunshots were reported near Building 32 (Stata) which is currently surrounded by responding agencies. The area is cordoned off. Please stay clear of area until further notice. Unknown if injuries have occurred.. Although the situation is considered active and extremely dangerous, an investigation is underway. Updates will be provided at this site when more information becomes available.
UPDATE — April 18, 2013, 11:20 p.m. EDT: MIT says they are still investigating.
Responding agencies continue to investigate active shooter incident at building 32(Stata). Please stay indoors and away from Building 32((Stata) and surrounding area.
UPDATE — April 18, 2013, 11:29 p.m. EDT: The Tech releases a photo of the scene.
Map of Building 32, which is the Strata Center on Vassar Dr.
UPDATE — April 18, 2013, 11:41 p.m. EDT: State police confirm the MIT cop has sustained life-threatening injuries.
UPDATE — April 19, 2013, 12:02 a.m. EDT: Middlesex County District Attorney's Office says that the MIT officer has died.
UPDATE — April 19, 2013, 12:54 a.m. EDT: Shooter remains at large police searching on campus and trains.
UPDATE — April 19, 2013, 2:01 a.m. EDT: MIT Police have determined that the suspect is no longer on campus.
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