(RNN) – Utica College in upstate New York spent most of the day on lockdown after the school received threats from an individual who said that he was armed with a weapon.
Six hours later, the ordeal was over -- no shots fired, classes canceled and authorities still looking for answers.
This how is unfolded on social media.
UC ALERT: Utica College is currently under a lock down due to a real, credible threat. Everyone on campus is to remain sheltered in place. Please get to a safe place and remain there until you are told the shelter in place direction has been— Utica College (@uticacollege) March 5, 2018
There is no confirmation of any shots fired on campus, and there are no injuries reported. Law enforcement continues to investigate threat. Local, state, and federal law enforcement are on scene. Campus remains in lock down. Please follow all instruction from law enforcement.— Utica College (@uticacollege) March 5, 2018
UPDATE: Armed police officers continue to evacuate campus buildings and escort individuals to safe locations. Please continue to shelter in place. There are no reports of any shots fired, injuries, or suspect in custody.— Utica College (@uticacollege) March 5, 2018
Utica College has cancelled all afternoon and evening classes, events, athletic practices and activities for the rest of today. Please continue to shelter in place.— Utica College (@uticacollege) March 5, 2018
Effective immediately, the lockdown on campus has been lifted. Residential students can return to their residence halls. Commuters, faculty and staff can collect their belongings. Law enforcement will remain on campus this evening and continue the investigation.— Utica College (@uticacollege) March 5, 2018
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