Two Dead in Shooting Murder-Suicide at UCLA, LAPD Chief Says

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- A professor was the victim in a murder-suicide on UCLA's campus Wednesday and the shooter was believed to be the teacher's student, law enforcement sources said.

The incident that sparked a campus lockdown and fears of an active shooter.

The professor was identified as William Klug, according to two law enforcement officials, who believe Klug was the shooter's teacher. According to Klug's biographical page for UCLA's Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, Klug was a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering.

The investigation into the shooting was focused on the school's Boelter Hall, which is part of its engineering school.


Earlier in the day, the school sent out an alert on its Twitter account and issued a campus-wide lockdown.

Teams from the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives responded to the scene in addition to the LAPD.

UCLA did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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