IRVING — Police are on the scene of an active shooter at North Lake College in the Las Colinas area of Irving.
Irving police have confirmed that three shots were fired on the campus Wednesday just before noon, but there has been no word yet if anyone was hit.
Police describe the shooter as a white man with a buzz haircut, who is wearing an orange tank top, and black jacket. He’s armed with a handgun.
Active shooter at Northlake College – avoid the area.
— Irving Police Dept. (@IrvingPD) May 3, 2017
A witness said he heard people yelling in a hallway, and a man entered the room he was in, turned off the lights, and locked the door. He also heard police officers telling people to get down. He said officers then entered the room and had students leave with their hands over their heads.
Man I'm stuck in my classroom on lockdown, somebody shooting at Northlake
— Mario (@Mardiaz2) May 3, 2017
— Dahboo7 (@dahboo7) May 3, 2017
No further updates have been reported at this time.
UPDATE: 12:45pm – Irving Police saying that the suspect was found dead, along with at least one victim – calling it a ‘murder-suicide.”