False Report: Person With Gun on College Campus Was a Hoax

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March 14, 2018

Update:

According to Northwestern University, the police have concluded that the 9-1-1 of a person with a gun on campus "was a hoax." There is no danger to the campus at this time. Police are now investigating the bogus report.

https://twitter.com/NorthwesternU/status/974035827784380416

In Evanston, Illinois, reports from local news channels are saying that there is a gunman on the Northwestern University campus.

 

https://twitter.com/NorthwesternU/status/974011208687869955

 

The university posted to Twitter explaining that there is a person with a gun on the property. If students or anyone is still on campus, the university asks that they seek a safe location.

 

https://twitter.com/NorthwesternU/status/974007046889603072

 

"NU EMERGENCY: Person with gun on Evanston campus. If on campus, seek shelter in safe place and stay until further notice. Others keep away," the tweet said.



https://twitter.com/EvanstonPD/status/974015205058498561

 

For anyone not on campus, they are instructed to not step on the university's campus. Evanston is about located about 15 miles north of Chicago.

 

A live feed is below:

 

 

More details will be provided when available. Please keep everyone in your prayers!

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