‘Shelter in place’ lifted at Ball State after report of man with gun on campus

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MUNCIE, Ind.– Ball State University students were advised to shelter on place Thursday night due to a report of a man with a gun on campus.

Just after 10 p.m., the shelter in place was lifted.

An alert posted to the university’s website told students to avoid the area of DeHorty/Woodworth Halls.

The following alert was posted on Ball State’s website:

Primary suspect is white male with dark, short hair, age 18-22, wearing a black long-sleeved shirt with the sleeves partly rolled up, brown cargo shorts, black socks and black shoes. He is the one with the gun. The pink-and-gray striped shirt male also is white with dark, short hair, age 18-22, accompanying other male.

Officials said there is no ongoing threat. Police are still investigating the incident.