Irving Police saying that the suspect was found dead, along with at least one victim – calling it a ‘murder-suicide.”
Irving Police have described the shooting suspect as a white male, wearing an orange tank top with a grey stripe, carrying a black jacket. He has a buzz cut and may be armed with a handgun.
RVING (CBSDFW.com) – North Lake College on MacArthur Blvd in Irving is reportedly on lockdown.
According to a tweet from school officials, the campus is on ‘Intruder Lock-Down,’ however the Irving Police are saying the situation is an ‘active shooter.’ Irving Police received the call at 11:30 am Wednesday.
Multiple police units have been deployed to the area. “Every available unit and resource has been sent that way” Irving Police Officer James McLellan told Newsradio 1080 KRLD.
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“There may be injuries, but nothing has been confirmed” said McLellan.
Some student have been evacuated, others have been told to take shelter.
According to officials, the incident happened in ‘Building A’ on the North Lake Campus.
One student has told CBS 11 producers that at least one person has been shot.
The school is asking everyone to “Proceed with others to the nearest room and barricade and/or lock yourselves in the room.” according to their Facebook page. “Wait in place for further instructions from police. If you are not on campus, STAY AWAY for your own safety. We”ll update you as soon as we can.”
On social media, one student reported seeing police with rifles in the college library.
Images are coming in from students showing the university on lockdown with a heavy police presence in the parking lots.