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ABC News, The Huffington Post, and Talking Points Memo are reporting a shooting that occurred this afternoon at the Haas School of Business on the Berkeley campus.

An unconfirmed report says police shot a white male, approximately 30 years of age.  The suspect was injured and has been transported to a local hospital.

Police received a call at approximately 2:15 this afternoon when someone reported a lone gunman entering the Haas School of Business brandishing a gun.  He was reportedly shot and injured by a lone police officer.

The students and faculty have been evacuated from the building, but a UC official says there is no danger to anyone at this time.

Details are sketchy, but university officials are saying they will hold a news conference  later this afternoon.

http://abclocal.go.com/...

4:00 PM PT: CBS is reporting that the shooting occurred near the OWS protest march taking place on the campus, but no connection has been made to the protesters.

"About 1,000 people were taking part in a protest march when the gunfire occured, officials said, although the demonstration had since moved off the campus."

"The Daily Californian, the campus newspaper, reported that the school was placed on lockdown and police were looking for individuals who were at the school's computer labs when the shooting occured.

Several students first disseminated word of the shooting via Twitter after apparently receiving a 'UC Warn Me' text that read: "Shooting at Haas, police on scene and all under control, avoid the area."


http://www.cbsnews.com/...

4:23 PM PT: Awful Truth has posted additional information in the comment section that describes how the confrontation unfolded.


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