ANN ARBOR, Mich. (FOX 10) - The University of Michigan on Saturday issued an alert to its students saying there was an active shooter on campus.
The initial alert urged students to 'Run, hide, and fight.'
Shortly thereafter, the university issued another tweet regarding the reports, urging students to stay away from the area of Mason Hall.
Unconfirmed reports of active shooter, Officers are in the area checking. Stay away from the area of Mason Hall. https://t.co/hXZESJocIO— University of Michigan (@UMich) March 16, 2019
A police broadcast says there were calls with reports of a shooter heading toward an undergraduate library, but no one has been spotted. Police are removing all students from the building.
A photo sent to The Daily from a student in a university library: pic.twitter.com/oTgnPdvouw— The Michigan Daily (@michigandaily) March 16, 2019
The University of Michigan is now saying there does not appear to be an "active threat" in the area, though officials are still urging people to steer clear of the area.
UM ALERT UPDATE There does not appear to be an active threat to the community. DPSS continues to investigate. Continue to stay clear of area. https://t.co/BRDwV3MOmd— University of Michigan (@UMich) March 16, 2019
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