American University campus lockdown lifted, suspect in custody
Dozens of DC cops saturate AU campus. Looking for gunman. Campus on lockdown, no one allowed outside. (Credit: Mola Lenghi, Twitter)
9:25 P.M. UPDATE: ALL CLEAR. Campus is all clear, the lockdown is lifted. Campus may resume normal operations. Suspect in custody.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WTVR) — American University is on lockdown after a report of a man with a gun on campus.
The university posted about the lockdown and shelter in place shortly before 8 p.m. Wednesday.
American University’s Department of Public Safety said that a citizen reported to campus police that they saw a man with a gun.
American University and D.C. police are investigating. A photo of two people was released, with instructions not to approach them if seen.
No further information is available right now.
Dec 11, 2013, 8:46 PM
AU Alert: If you see these individuals, call AUPS at 202-885-3636. Do not approach. Pic at bit.ly/1drwvMx
Dec 11, 2013, 8:31 PM
AU Alert: Metropolitan Police and AU Public Safety continue to search for a man with a gun. Continue to shelter in place. Posted 8:30pm
Dec 11, 2013, 8:29 PM
AU and DC police are on scene investigating the report of a man with a gun on campus. Continue to shelter in place. Further information to follow. Posted 8:04pm
Dec 11, 2013, 8:28 PM
Man with gun seen on campus. Campus is in lockdown. Shelter in place. More to follow. Posted: 7:56pm