The Boston Globe is reporting that a campus police officer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, better known as MIT, has been hospitalized after sustaining a life-threatening gunshot wound. MIT has warned its student body to remain indoors following the incident on its Cambridge, MA campus. The university website says the gunshots were reported near Building 32, which is located in the Stata Center. Below is the emergency text that was delivered to students:

Emergency text:(ECNET):MITAlert: There is a report of an Active Shooter in the vicinity of Building 32 Stata Center. Stay clear of the area. Follow up: emergency.mit.net

An investigation is currently taking place, and campus police are asking students to avoid the area. Police are considering this an "active shooter" situation and are trying to locate the suspect

We will update when more information is available.

[via The Huffington Post and Boston Globe]