American University on lockdown lifted, suspect in custody - FOX 32 News Chicago

American University on lockdown lifted, suspect in custody

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(WTTG) Police and school officials say American University's campus in the nation's capital has lifted its lockdown after police received calls about a man with a gun.

D.C. police and the university say a suspect is in custody. No injuries have been reported.

A D.C. police source tells FOX 5 the man seen with gun is an off-duty officer and had a holster showing. No arrest has been made.

The report came into police at around 7:40 p.m. Wednesday. The university sent tweets saying the campus in the city's Northwest district was in lockdown. It urged students to shelter in place, adding in a tweet that authorities were continuing to search for a possible armed person.

Report by FOX 5 DC WTTG: http://www.myfoxdc.com/

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