MSU Students Challenging University’s Alert System
While the search continues for the suspect in the shooting death of a Michigan State University student last Friday night, come questions from others attending the East Lansing school on why it took so long for them to be notified of the violence.
Media reports say they received a text message from the university alerting them to the shooting some two hours after 20 year old Dominique Nolff was killed at the Cedar Village Apartment Complex. Many say they should have been told immediately.
But MSU Public Safety officials are defending the action. They say their priority was securing the scene and determining whether the shooter posed an imminent danger to others.
They say they determined as quickly as they could, that the shooting death of Nolff and the wounding of another student, was an isolated incident and not a gunman on the loose just looking to kill. That decision is now being reviewed by the school