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Arkansas State University evacuated after report of active shooter

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JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) --  Arkansas State University was ordered evacuated after reports of active shooter. 

An Arkansas State spokesman said one person with a weapon was surrounded by police. No shots have been fired. 

University spokesman Bill Smith says the school was placed on lockdown after the man drove onto campus with a gun. According to local media in Jonesboro, the entire campus was being shut down as of 2:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon.

The suspect was last spotted outside the school's student union. A text message to students urged everyone to evacuate. 

The university is located about 130 miles northeast of Little Rock. 

This is a developing story. We'll update details as they're available. 

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