LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- IUPUI issued a campus safety alert Tuesday afternoon, after there was a report of someone with a gun running toward campus -- but an all clear was issued shortly after 4 p.m. the same day.
The alert advised anyone on campus to take safe shelter and lock doors. According to the school's twitter account, "the suspect is a black male, 6'3-6'4" with a black hoodie, blue jeans and a hat with yellow writing."
Police said the situation began as an armed robbery and no injuries were reported from it. Police were unable to locate a suspect but an update from campus safety officials said police are investigating and exams are on.
FINAL UPDATE (1/2): No suspect has been located, but IMPD continues to investigate and is lifting the "shelter in place." Exams are on.— IUPUI (@IUPUI) December 15, 2015
FINAL UPDATES (2/2): There will be an increased police presence tonight, and for the escort service, call Safewalk Program at 317-274-7233.— IUPUI (@IUPUI) December 15, 2015
IUPUI Alert! A subject with a Gun has been reported running toward the IUPUI campus from the 700 Blk of Blake St. If you are on campus, trust your instincts and take safe shelter in the nearest available room. Lock the door if possible. Remain in place until the police or a campus administrator known to you gives the ALL CLEAR. Call 911 if you have information about the armed person. If you are not on campus, stay away. Follow instructions from university officials or local authorities. For available information and updates on this incident visit emergency.iu.edu
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