UPDATE 12:27 A.M. EST: The officer who was shot multiple times on the campus of MIT has died from his injuries, reports Boston’s WCVB.com.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — State police say a campus police officer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has suffered life-threatening injuries in a shooting on the campus outside Boston.
State police spokesman Dave Procopio says the shooting took place about 10:30 p.m. outside an MIT building. The injured officer was described as a male but no further information about him was released.
Procopio says authorities are searching for a suspect or suspects. No arrests have been made.
MIT police, Cambridge police and state police are involved in the investigation.
About 11,000 people attend the prestigious school.