Person With Gun at Northwestern University in Illinois, Reports of Shots Fired

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Illinois’ Northwestern University announced on Wednesday that there is a person with a gun on campus and that students are urged to seek shelter. Police are on the scene.

According to statement, the incident took place at the school’s Engelhart Hall, which is at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Emerson Street. The incident has been described as an “emergency situation.”

​The Evanston Police Department later stated that the there was “no evidence of a victim, scene, or gunman found,” but that they, along with Northwestern University police officials, would continue to “search and secure the area.”

​Northwestern has urged students on campus to shelter in place and told others not on university grounds to “stay away” for the time being.

 

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