FBI officers are seen at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) after a shooting on the campus, June 1, 2016, in Los Angeles, California. / AFP / ROBYN BECK
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Los Angeles police Thursday identified a graduate engineering student, Mainak Sarkar, as the man who killed a University of California professor in a murder-suicide that prompted a two-hour lockdown of the sprawling urban campus.Sarkar shot dead engineering professor William Klug, 39, in a small office on the campus, police said. University officials said classes would resume Thursday and counselors will be available for students, faculty and staff.Students said on social media Wednesday that they had hidden behind doors that could not be locked while police searched the campus to make sure there were no other gunmen.Klug, a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, specialized in biomechanics, including the workings of the human heart, according to UCLA's website.UCLA, with more than 43,000 students, is one of the more well-regarded schools in the University of California system.
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