Suspected A&M Gunman Actually Someone with Replica

Staff Report
The Associated Press

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Texas A&M University no longer has a lockdown on its main campus after a report of a suspected gunman on campus turned out to be a person with a replica weapon.

The university's emergency notification system, called "Code Maroon," says there is no danger and people should resume normal activity on campus.

University spokesman Lane Stephenson had said a campus bus driver was on his route around 4 p.m. Thursday when he reported seeing an individual carrying a weapon, possibly a rifle, near the student union.

But about 90 minutes later, A&M officials determined the person was actually someone carrying a replica weapon.