Harrowing Footage Shows Lockdown Inside FSU Library During Shooting

The distressing footage sends chill down the spine as Florida State University students hide from a gunman who shot three people.

Video footage captures the fear and uncertainty of the students and staff trapped in the Florida State University during a lockdown, as an active shooter storms the Stozier Library early Thursday morning.

The chilling video was taken by a student from inside the library. The instructions given on the intercom by the police add to the already horrifying moment.

According to reports, three students were wounded and the suspected gunman was shot dead by officers.

University President John Thrasher released a statement following this morning's shooting: "The Florida State University community is extremely saddened by the shootings that took place early this morning at Strozier Library, in the very heart of campus, and our thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of all those who have been affected." 

"The three students who have been injured are our highest priority followed by the needs of our greater university community. We will do everything possible to assist with their recovery."

The shooting was an "isolated incident," Thrasher said.

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