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    Breaking: Police officer shot at MIT

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) A police officer was shot at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Thursday night.

    According to MIT's official Twitter account, gunshots were reported near building 32 on the school's campus around 10:48 p.m.

    Mass. State Police say the victim was a campus police officer. They were transported to Mass. General Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

    Police responded to the scene and have the area cordoned off.

    MIT is asking students to stay clear of the area and say the situation is considered dangerous.

    The search for a suspect or suspects is ongoing.

    An investigation is underway.

    For MIT's emergency update page, click here.

    Stay with FOX 25 for further updates.




    Shooting reported on MIT's Cambridge campus - Boston News, Weather, Sports | FOX 25 | MyFoxBoston

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    Re: Breaking: Police officer shot at MIT

    CNN is also reporting it. It says the officer is dead apparently.


    Officer killed on MIT campus near Boston


    By Ben Brumfield, CNN
    updated 12:11 AM EDT, Fri April 19, 2013


    (CNN) -- A university police officer has died after being shot on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus in Cambridge late Thursday, according to state police.
    Police and the FBI responded to reports of gunshots at Building 32, according to MIT, which posted a message on its Twitter account. Officers surrounded and cordoned off the building.The university, which lies adjacent to the city of Boston, requested people stay away from the building as police consider the situation still active and dangerous.
    Students and faculty received e-mails to alert them to the event, CNN affiliate WCVB reported.

    Officer killed on MIT campus near Boston - CNN.com

    Related? University police officer was in the wrong place at the wrong time and perhaps got close to suspects related to bombing? Who knows?
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    Re: Breaking: Police officer shot at MIT

    Yes, Fox updated it to fatally shot.

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    Re: Breaking: Police officer shot at MIT

    Very tragic.
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    Re: Breaking: Police officer shot at MIT

    MIT officer died while cops were chasing the two responsible for the Marathon bombing. One of the son of bitches died too though.
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