Breaking: Active Shooter Reported at Mississippi College, One Fatality (UPDATE)

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UPDATE 2:03 p.m.:

Local authorities have reportedly named Shannon Lamb as a suspect in a murder that occurred just twenty minutes before the Delta State shooting, with Lamb apparently involved in some sort of relationship with the female victim. Lamb, who WLOX confirms is a Delta State employee, reported the murder to local authorities before apparently fleeing the scene. The victim is also believed to have been a Delta State employee, with some outlets reporting that Lamb is officially being considered a suspect in the university shooting.

Delta State officials confirmed that local authorities were clearing all buildings on campus "for the safety of students and employees," and that all classes and on-campus activities had been postponed.

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Campus officials at Delta State University in Mississippi have confirmed at least one fatality in an apparent active shooter situation, with the suspect currently unidentified. The campus is currently under lockdown, after an apparent shooting prompted officials to initiate the process of seeking shelter and sealing the perimeter:

According to ABC6, local law enforcement officials are currently responding. Though the identity of the shooter has yet to be discovered, the identity of the victim has been confirmed by CNN as a "male professor" who was reportedly shot and killed inside his office:

The Clarion-Ledgerreports that one person was taken from the campus by police, though additional details were not made immediately available. Some are claiming that a getaway vehicle has already been identified, though no official confirmation has been released.

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