WASHINGTON (Circa) -- A person claiming to have a handgun was reported near Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind. The university sent out a tweet urging everyone on campus to take shelter.
IU Bloomington Update: A subject claiming to have a handgun has been reported near 7th and Indiana. Take safe shelter. Lock door. Follow official instructions.— Indiana University Bloomington (@IUBloomington) April 15, 2018
Police say there is no active shooter. While they were looking for the subject involved, they told residents they had no description of the individual other than being a male with a handgun.
The university sent a tweet later in the afternoon saying the person involved was off campus and is now in police custody. Buses and shuttles on campus were pulled in while police searched for the suspect.
IU Bloomington Final Update: The subject in this incident was located off campus and is in police custody. Resume normal activity on campus.— Indiana University Bloomington (@IUBloomington) April 15, 2018
This is a developing story.