LOS ANGELES — UCLA University shuts its philosophy department for physical classes after a former lecturer at the university threatens for “race and mass shooting” via a troubling video, reports revealed on Tuesday.

“BREAKING: UCPD is currently investigating reports that philosophy researcher Matthew Harris sent threatening emails threats to faculty and students, according to an email from the philosophy department chair”, Daily Bruin Tweeted.

The former lecturer and postdoctoral fellow of the university have been accused of mailing a 300-page manifesto referencing mass shooting threats at the students of the school, The Los Angeles Times reported.

“Former UCLA lecturer appears to threaten mass shooting in video, 800-page manifesto”, Tweeted The Los Angeles Times

The news outlet that witnessed a glimpse of the threatening email to the philosophy dept said, the email wrote, “da war is comin. forward dis [explitive] to our tha goldhead caucasoid princess.”

The university did not respond to the request for comments from news outlets. However, the school’s official Twitter profile wrote, “the school’s police department is aware of a concerning email and posting sent to some members of the UCLA community today and actively engaging with out-of-state law enforcement and federal agencies.”

According to the reports, there was a clip uploaded on YouTube on Sunday, with the title as, “UCLA PHILOSOPHY (MASS SHOOTING).”

The video clip had shots of Mass Shootings that happened back in 2017 in Las Vegas as well as a movie that, as per the paper was, “loosely based on the Columbine High School mass shooting.”

Some of the university students took to social media to show their concerns as the University’s Westwood campus did not cancel in-person classes.

The University has Tweeted to keep its associates updated as soon as they receive further information on the ongoing matter.

“We will keep the community informed as we learn more”, UCLA Tweeted. NBC News reported that the university has also notified the FBI regarding the mass shooting threat. Some students have expressed their fears saying, “It’s definitely hitting hard,” to NBC4.