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Apr 19, 2013 at 09:37am IST

US: Gunshots heard at Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus, police officer injured

Cambridge: 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 pm 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.

US: Gunshots heard at MIT campus, police officer injured

Authorities are searching for suspects and MIT Police, Cambridge Police and state police are investigating the incident.