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26-year-old MIT police officer killed in shootout

Posted on: 10:38 am, April 19, 2013, by , updated on: 10:43am, April 19, 2013

Sean Collier (Cambridge Police)

Sean Collier (Cambridge Police)

A 26-year-old Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer was the victim of a campus shooting late Thursday night with the alleged Boston bombing suspects.


A student called police to report possible gunshots Thursday night. Collier responded to the call and was shot multiple times.

He died after being transported to a local hospital.

Collier had been a MIT police officer since January 2012.