1 hurt in UC Berkeley shooting; suspect in custody

By the Associated Press | November 15, 2011 | 6:35 PM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — A University of California, Berkeley spokesman says someone opened fire inside a campus building, injuring a person.

Spokesman Dan Mogulof says the shooting happened at the Haas School of Business on the east side of campus. A campus alert was sent shortly before 3 p.m. Tuesday.

According to the alert, a suspect is in custody.

It took place as hundreds of student protesters gathered in a campus plaza about a half-mile away to protest tuition hikes.