This suspect allegedly shot and killed his parents at Central Michigan university. The school and area is currently on lockdown. Read more at: https://t.co/ofBWPofq8Y #CentralMichigan #SchoolShootings pic.twitter.com/gtI0XeLi2J
— Law & Crime Network (@LawCrimeNetwork) March 2, 2018
Police have revealed the alleged victims of shooting suspect James Eric Davis Jr., a sophomore at Central Michigan University, according to WILX. They were his parents.
Officials were initially mum about the identity of the two people killed. Reports said there were shots fired at a residence hall, and cops first described this as a “domestic situation.”
CMU police confirm two individuals were fatally shot at Campbell Hall on campus this morning. The deceased are not students and police believe the situation started from a domestic situation. There are no additional injuries; suspect is still at large: https://t.co/AxvPn3N0s0
— Central Michigan U. (@CMUniversity) March 2, 2018
Davis, 19, is on the run, police said. A press statement issued Friday morning described him as a black man, standing at 5’10” and weighing 135 pounds.
Police said Davis was in the hospital Thursday night for a drug-related issue, and he was released Friday morning.
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