What the Flying Fuck, MIT?10:41 pm - 04/18/2013
Police: Campus officer shot at MIT
A campus police officer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology outside Boston was shot Thursday night, a Cambridge, Mass., officer said.
MIT campus police referred a caller to the campus news bureau, where no one answered calls.
The school posted a statement on its website saying only that there had been gunshots heard near the Stata
"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."
A Cambridge officer who identified himself only as Joe said an MIT campus officer had been shot and referred all questions to the
The Cambridge police posted a statement on Twitter that they do not have a suspect in custody.
MIT issued a Tweet saying the investigation was continuing and warning: "Stay vigilant, stay indoors and away from Building 32/76 (Stata/Koch).''
The MIT campus is in Cambridge, just across the Charles River from Boston and less than two miles from Copley Square, where two bombs exploded Monday near the
I would like to apologize for the major moment of stupidity on my part. I mistook an article from February for one in April.
Update: The current situation is not a hoax, an officer really is dead, and the situation is unfolding in real time. This incident is real, and the officer is now confirmed DOA.