William Scott Klug, a 39-year-old white man, was shot and killed Wednesday, June 1, in his office at the UCLA Engineering Building in Westwood, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Klug, an associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, was shot in the fourth-floor office about 10 a.m., triggering a massive manhunt for the shooter.
Hundreds of law enforcement authorities converged on the campus, which covers 419 acres. Videos and images on social media showed police in riot gear combing through classrooms across the university with guns drawn, making sure each area was safe before moving on.
Police said that Mainak Sarkar, a former doctoral student, killed himself after storming through a UCLA building and shooting Klug.
After authorities searched Sarkar’s home in Minnesota, they found a “kill list” with three names on it: Klug, another UCLA professor and a woman ...