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Campus Gunman Killed By Police

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say the three people shot and wounded on the campus of Florida State University early this morning are students.

The school's Strozier Library was packed with students studying for exams when authorities say the gunman entered and opened fire.

Authorities say officers shot and killed the gunman after he refused to drop his weapon and fired a shot at officers.


UPDATE:  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Police: Florida State University gunman shot dead by campus officers; 3 wounded.


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- At least two people have been shot on the campus of Florida State University.

A nursing supervisor for Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare confirmed to The Associated Press that the hospital was treating two people for gunshot wounds early Thursday. The supervisor, who declined to be identified due to department policy, didn't disclose their conditions or whether they are students.

The supervisor said officials had no information about whether there would be additional victims needing treatment.

Officers were concentrated Thursday morning at Strozier Library, which was roped off with police tape.

A campus telephone alert urged people to take shelter in a nearby building and stay away from doors and windows. Campus and Tallahassee police declined comment when contacted by The Associated Press.


Early Thursday morning, Florida State University warned students to find shelter away from doors and windows. Campus security said it was responding to what they called a "dangerous situation." Police confirmed the incident happened at the school's main campus in Tallahassee.

Posts on social media claimed there had been at least one shooting in the school's library, but police haven't confirmed that yet.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.
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