UPDATE March 3, 12:10 p.m.: Click here to read a message from City Mayor Allison Lents.
UPDATE March 3, 7:47 a.m.: The suspect in yesterday’s incident on the campus of Central Michigan University was apprehended early this morning. We are incredibly grateful to the hundreds of dedicated law enforcement personnel who worked tirelessly throughout the day and night to find the suspect.
The Mt. Pleasant community is safe and no threat from this incident remains. We encourage all of our residents to resume their normal activities.
The Mt. Pleasant Police Department will continue to assist the Central Michigan University Police Department with the ongoing investigation.
Thank you for your cooperation and support throughout this matter!
UPDATE March 3, 12:50 a.m.: The suspect in the shooting on the campus of Central Michigan University has been taken into police custody without incident.
Thank you to the community for your help and cooperation throughout this situation.
UPDATE 6:10 p.m.: Click here for an update from Central Michigan University, confirming the identities of the victims of this morning’s shooting on the campus. The suspect is still at large.
UPDATE 12:25 p.m.: The person of interest is James Eric Davis, Jr. He is a black male, approximately 19 years of age, 5’10” and 135 lbs. He was last see wearing mustard yellow jeans and a blue hoodie. He may have removed the blue hoodie.
The suspect is considered armed and dangerous. If you see him, do not approach the suspect. Call 911 immediately.
UPDATE: 10:43 a.m.: Click here for an update from Central Michigan University: https://www.cmich.edu/news/article/Pages/shots-fired-on-campus-march-2018.aspx
UPDATE 10:23 a.m.: The suspect is a 19-year-old black male who is approximately 5 foot 9 inches tall. He is wearing mustard yellow jeans and a blue hoodie. He may have taken off the blue hoodie. He is considered armed and dangerous. If you see the suspect, do not approach him. Call 911 immediately.
There has been a report of a shooting on the campus of Central Michigan University. The suspect is a black male and considered armed and dangerous.
The Mt. Pleasant Police Department is assisting Central Michigan University PD with the situation. The shooter has not yet been apprehended. A CodeRed alert has been sent to the impacted neighborhoods.
Please remain aware of your surroundings and call 911 to report suspicious activity.
All City buildings are currently locked down and not accessible to the general public.
More information will be shared as it is received.