UPDATE, March 2, 10:40 p.m: The basketball game between WMU and CMU has been postponed de to the fatal shooting that took place on Friday morning.
Because law enforcement is still looking for the shooter, the game will take place on Saturday, March 3 at Riepma Arena on the campus of Northwood University in Midland, Mich.
The game will be closed to the public, and only family members of team members will be allowed to attend.
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. -- Western Michigan University men's basketball team players, coaches and managers are all safe and accounted for in Mt. Pleasant this afternoon as police seek an active shooter on the Central Michigan University campus.
"We're certainly happy that we have been able to be in contact with them and have been able to reassure their families, but at the same time it's heartbreaking to see what has happened on the campus itself," WMU spokeswoman Cheryl Roland said.
CMU is reporting that two people were shot and killed at Campbell Hall on campus this morning. Neither of them were students, and police say the episode began as a "domestic situation."
Police are in search of a gunman, who fled on foot, and have identified 19-year-old James Eric Davis, Jr., as a person of interest.
CMU is on high alert following the shooting.
The men's basketball game between WMU and CMU has been postponed, CMU Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics Michael Alford said. The game will be rescheduled and details will be announced once they are confirmed.
WMU Athletic Director Kathy Beauregard has confirmed contact with the WMU team.
Beauregard says 28 team members, including players, coaches and managers are still together in their hotel this afternoon and will stay there until the situation is resolved.
Beauregard emphasized that right now the thoughts of the entire WMU community are with their colleagues at CMU.
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