Schoolhouse Beat

Explosives found in room of student who killed himself at University of Central Florida

Officials at the University of Central Florida in Orlando say a student has been found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in his residence hall, and explosive devices were found in his apartment. The Orlando Sentinel says FBI and other law enforcement officials are making sure that the explosive devices found in the man's room can be safely removed from the building and from campus. The school says a fire alarm call registered for Tower 1, a residence hall for about 500 students, at about 12:20 a.m. Monday. As police were on the way, officers received a 911 call for a man with a gun in the residence hall. Police found the man dead from what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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