The two victims of the Michigan State University shooting have been identified as sophomores and a junior, according to the Department of Police and Public Safety.
Brian Fraser, a sophomore from Grosse Pointe, and Alexandria Verner, a junior from Clawson, were killed in Monday night’s shooting. The name of the third victim has not been released, police said. Five students remain in hospital in critical condition, police said.
Latest update: MSU law enforcement releases name of shooter, identifies victim as college student. “It’s terrible that this happened. Especially where you want to feel safe. We’re freshmen…we’re going to be here for another three years. Now I don’t feel safe here. How could anyone do something like this? ?” a freshman told News Channel 3.
The first call to report the active shooter was at Berkey Hall at 8:18 p.m., when an emergency shelter was immediately established, police said.
The suspect in the shooting is a 43-year-old man named Anthony Dwayne McRae, MSU Deputy Chief of Police and Public Safety Chris Rozman said. He was not a student or employee of MSU, according to police.
About four hours after the first shots were fired, McCray killed himself several miles from campus, according to MSU Police and Public Safety.
Flowers were placed next to the statue of Sparta as a memorial.