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Events are still moving quickly at Virginia Tech. Two people are confirmed dead in a shooting on campus. Watch live coverage of Virginia Tech below, courtesy of WDBJ:

 

Here’s Virginia Tech’s statement on the situation on campus:

“BLACKSBURG, Va., Dec. 8, 2011 – Shortly after noon today, a Virginia Tech police officer stopped a vehicle on campus during a routine traffic stop in the Coliseum parking lot near McComas Hall

During the traffic stop. the officer was shot and killed. There were witnesses to this shooting.

Witnesses reported to police the shooter fled on foot heading toward the Cage, a parking lot near Duck Pond Drive. At that parking lot, a second person was found. That person is also deceased.

Several law enforcement agencies have responded to assist. Virginia State Police has been requested to take lead in the investigation

The status of the shooter is unknown. The campus community should continue to shelter in place and visitors should not come to campus."

Virginia Tech says the shooter’s status is unknown. The Collegiate Times also reports that the shooter is at large.

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