UPDATE, 12:15 p.m. EDT: Mississippi State said through its Maroon Alert system that no other reports of danger had been confirmed despite social media messages from students claiming they'd seen another shooter on the Starkville campus.






UPDATE, noon EDT: Mississippi State issued an all-clear shortly before noon Thursday and suspended classes until 2 p.m. local time. The announcement came after an alert telling students that the school had received no reports of shots fired.





UPDATE, 11:45 a.m. EDT: School spokesman Sid Salter told the Starkville Dispatch that no injuries had been reported. But students seemed to be panicked over the developing situation, with some tweeting messages that there were two shooters on campus and two people dead.

Original Post: Mississippi State University issued an alert Thursday telling students to seek shelter due to an active shooter situation. The suspect was reported at Carpenter Hall on the Starkville campus and then seen near Lee Hall, according to an emergency alert from the school. The account updated within minutes that the shooter had been taken into custody.

Mississippi State University has about 20,000 students. Check for updates on the shooter situation here.