Muncie police locate person of interest after alerts sent to BSU students about subject with gun

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MUNCIE, Ind. (April 22, 2016)– Ball State University students received an alert Friday evening about a potential person with a gun near campus.

The alert was posted on the university’s website:

Information only: Subject with a gun last seen WB from Tillotson/McGalliard in the area of BSU Facilities. Please call (765) 285-1111 with any information. Subject left in older red vehicle, described as a younger white male.

Ball State officials said the report was unconfirmed and sent to students for informational purposes. There was not a credible threat to the campus.

Investigators say the person in question was located and arrested on preliminary charges of pointing a firearm.