After an hourslong manhunt, police found the 43-year-old suspect, Anthony McRae, dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound off campus.
All five injured students are in critical condition Tuesday, officials said.
- Suspect had note indicating threat to NJ schools
- No motive known
Shock, fear, confusion at Michigan State
“It’s a terrible time. No mayor, no governor, no elected official ever wants to be up all night or wake up to a situation like this,” he said.
Schor said mental health resources are available.
Schor said the five injured students “are critical but stable.”
“It’s touch and go,” he said. “and the doctors are doing their best to work as aggressively as possible.”
Suspect had note indicating threat to NJ schools
McRae had local ties to Ewing but hasn’t lived in the area in several years, police said.
Ewing Public Schools are closed on Tuesday out of an abundance of caution, police said. However, no threat has been found and schools are expected to reopen on Wednesday, police said.
McRae “had a history of mental health issues,” police added.
No motive known
After police released the suspect’s photo, a tip from a caller led authorities to finding him, officials said.
When he was confronted, he took his own life,” Lansing Mayor Andy Schor told ABC News’ “GMA3.”