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Central Michigan University shooting suspect in custody

Central Michigan University shooting suspect in custody

Dispatchers have confirmed that the shooter, James Eric Davis now in police custody. In a statement, university officials said that a witness on a train had reported seeing Davis while passing through the north end of the campus shortly after midnight. Following the shooting, police released a photo of Davis and urged the public to call 911 if they saw him but also warned that he shouldn't be confronted. He was arrested without incident, authorities said early Saturday.

ABC reported that Neither victim was a student, the school said, adding that "police believe the situation started from a domestic situation".

This is a developing story.

Police say he is the person who killed two people in Campbell Hall Friday morning.

Davis at McLaren Central Michigan hospital, being treated for hypothermia, police said.

Police took him to the hospital and he was later released to his parents.

In any event, Davis was not admitted and at around 8:30 am CT (9:30 a.m. ET) gunfire erupted on the fourth floor of the dorm, police said.

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At Friday's press conference, Bellwood Police Chief Jiminez Allen said that the Bellwood Police Department is cooperating with CMU police and the Michigan State Police during the investigation. Pleasant. CMU is about 2½ hours northwest of Detroit.

"At some point in the evening, he was transported to McLaren Hospital due to what the officers believed may be a drug-related-type incident, an overdose or a bad reaction to drugs".

The suspect is from Plainfield, Ill., and graduated high school in 2016, according to spokesman Tom Hernandez of the Plainfield School District.

The Davis family is from Plainfield, Illinois, about 35 miles (55 kilometers) southwest of Chicago. Neighbors say she was a flight attendant and a wonderful mother, James was retired from the military work as a part-time police officer for 20 years in west suburban Bellwood, his home town.

Bellwood Police Chief Jiminez Allen confirmed Friday that Davis Sr. was a part-time officer in the village and called it "a very hard time" for the department.

No details were immediately available about where or how Davis was arrested, but the city of Mount Pleasant, Mich., tweeted about the arrest.

Jordan Murphy, a longtime friend of Davis Sr., said they worked together as Illinois Army National Guard recruiters after being deployed together as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Many took to social media to express their concerns about yet another shooting happening at a school.