A shooting at Michigan State University on Monday left at least three dead and five injured. After authorities shared updates on the incident this morning, here's what we know:
- The victims: All three people who died were students, according to police. The five injured are also students, police said. The chief medical officer of the hospital where they are being treated said the students had life-threatening injuries that vary in nature. Four of them required surgery, one did not. All of them remain in critical condition.
- The suspect: Police identified the suspected gunman as 43-year-old Anthony Dwayne McRae following tips from the community. He died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. McRae is not known to be affiliated with the university in the capacity of a current or former student, faculty or staff.
- The weapon: Authorities have recovered a weapon, but they have not determined if it was the one used in Monday's shooting.
- A search warrant: A search warrant was executed on a residence that was connected to the suspect, but authorities are not yet confirming if it was the shooter's residence. They also declined to share any more information about the residence.
- What we don't know: Authorities declined to share the identities of the deceased and injured students. They are still investigating the motive. While a weapon was recovered, law enforcement officials did not share more information about it.