Shooter reported, suspect in custody at Mississippi State University

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Posted: Aug 27, 2015 11:37 AM

(Reuters) - Mississippi State University said on Twitter on Thursday it had a suspect in custody after an active shooter was reported on campus.

The university said there was "no report at this time of any shots that have been fired" and that no injuries had been immediately reported.

Despite the apprehension of a suspect, on Twitter the college instructed people to "continue to shelter in place until further notice."

"Stay away from campus. Stay inside buildings," it added.

(Reporting by Emily Stephenson and Letitia Stein; Editing by Lisa Lambert)