MIT campus police officer killed in shooting

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

This undated photo provided by the Middlesex District Attorney's Office shows Massachusetts Institute of Technology Police Officer Sean Collier, 26, of Somerville, Mass., who was shot to death Thursday, April 18, 2013 on the school campus in Cambridge, Mass. Authorities said surveillance tape recorded late Thursday showed one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects during a robbery of a nearby convenience store before Collier was shot to death while responding to a report of a disturbance. (AP Photo/Middlesex District Attorney's Office)

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This undated photo provided by the Middlesex District Attorney's Office shows Massachusetts Institute of Technology Police Officer Sean Collier, 26, of Somerville, Mass., who was shot to death Thursday, April 18, 2013 on the school campus in Cambridge, Mass. Authorities said surveillance tape recorded late Thursday showed one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects during a robbery of a nearby convenience store before Collier was shot to death while responding to a report of a disturbance. (AP Photo/Middlesex District Attorney's Office)

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 Sean Collier

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


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