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      MIT campus police officer killed in campus shooting

      The scene at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where authorities say a campus police officer has died from injuries in a shooting on the campus outside Boston Thursday night.

      Authorities say a campus police officer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has died from injuries in a shooting on the campus outside Boston.

      Cambridge police and the Middlesex District Attorney's office says the officer was responding to a report of a disturbance when he was shot multiple times. He later died at a hospital. His name was not immediately released.

      State police spokesman Dave Procopio says the shooting took place about 10:30 p.m. outside an MIT building.

      Procopio says authorities are searching for a suspect or suspects.

      There are no other victims.

      About 11,000 people attend the prestigious school.

      The campus website said police were sweeping the campus and urged people to stay indoors.