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Police chief: UCLA shooting was murder-suicide

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Latest on a possible shooter at the University of California, Los Angeles (all times local):

12:20 p.m.
    
The Los Angeles police chief says the shooting of two men at UCLA was a murder-suicide.
    
Chief Charlie Beck said Wednesday there was no continuing threat and the campus is safe.
    
The shooting occurred in a small office in an engineering building. The chief says a gun was found along with what might be a suicide note.
    
No identifications have been released.
    
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11:50 p.m.
    
The White House says President Barack Obama has been briefed on a shooting on UCLA's sprawling campus that left two people dead.
    
Spokesman Josh Earnest says Obama was updated as he flew aboard Air Force One to Elkhart, Indiana, for public appearances.
    
Earnest says the president asked to be kept informed of the latest developments in the case.
    
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11:40 a.m.
    
The UCLA police chief says it's possible that one of the two people killed in an on-campus shooting might have been the shooter.
    
However, Chief James Herren says that has not been confirmed.
    
The chief says an active search remained underway Wednesday to ensure there are no more victims and no outstanding suspects.
    
A Los Angeles police statement says the dead are male but provides no other identification.
    
11:20 a.m.
    
A Los Angeles police spokesman says two people were killed in a shooting on the UCLA campus.
    
Officer Aareon Jefferson at police headquarters confirmed the two fatalities in the Wednesday morning shooting.
    
UCLA media relations officer Rebecca Kendall says the campus is on lockdown.
    
Numerous officers have responded, some with weapons drawn.

10:55 a.m.
    
A campus official says two people have been shot at UCLA.
    
Media relations officer Rebecca Kendall confirmed the shooting occurred Wednesday and there are two victims, but she says their conditions are unknown.
    
Numerous university and Los Angeles city police officers have responded, moving about the campus with weapons drawn.
    
The 419-acre campus is on lockdown.
    
The school on the west side of Los Angeles is a flagship of the University of California system, with about 43,000 students. It's currently the week before final exams.
    
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10:45 a.m.
    
Police are responding to shooting at the University of California, Los Angeles.
    
Campus media relations officer Rebecca Kendall said Wednesday there are two victims but their conditions are unknown.
    
Kendall says it's not known if the situation remains active.
    
The campus is on lockdown.
    
10:30 a.m.
    
Authorities have responded to a report of a possible shooting at the University of California, Los Angeles.
    
Los Angeles police Officer Tony Im says the department's officers are responding to a report of an active shooter Wednesday morning.
    
Numerous officers can be seen on the campus on the west side of the city.
    
Campus media relations officer Rebecca Kendall says the report came in at 9:55 a.m. and involves Boelter Hall, a science building.
    
The campus is on lockdown.
    
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10:15 a.m.
    
Police are responding to a report of a possible shooter at the University of California, Los Angeles.
    
Campus media relations officer Rebecca Kendall says police are on scene Wednesday morning at Boelter Hall, a science building.
    
The campus is on lockdown.
    
Kendall says the report came in about 9:55 a.m.

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