CAMBRIDGE (CBS) – An MIT Police officer was shot near the Stata Center on campus Thursday night.
MIT sent out an alert to students about the shooting telling them to stay indoors.
The alert on MIT's website reads, "Please stay clear of area until further notice. Unknown if injuries have occurred. Although the situation is considered active and extremely dangerous, an investigation is underway."
State Police say the officer suffered life-threatening injuries.
No arrest has been made and the search for a suspect or suspects is ongoing. The shooting occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m.