UCLA on lockdown after reports of active shooter on campus

Police attend the UCLA campus after reports of an active gunman.Police attend the UCLA campus after reports of an active gunman. Photo: Screenshot, 7NewsBoston WHDH

The University of California, Los Angeles locked down Wednesday with an active shooter on campus, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

In a statement posted online, the university said police reported two victims of the shooting in an engineering building. However, it was not immediately known if those people were wounded or killed.

The incident began a few minutes after 10 am local time (3am AEST), according to Tony Im, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department. Police said they have no initial information about the shooter.

A large number of police were seen running towards the campus.A large number of police were seen running towards the campus. Photo: Screenshot, ABC News

The LAPD and FBI both said they were responding to the scene.

Campus officials warned students to stay where they are until more information is available. The public university has 43,000 students on its Los Angeles campus.

The Washington Post

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