‘Active Shooter’ Reported at Arkansas State University, ‘Surrounded’ by Police: School

No shots fired
December 10, 2015 Updated: December 10, 2015

An “active shooter” situation was reported at Arkansas State University on Thursday, the school said on its Twitter feed.

UPDATE at 4 p.m. ET: The suspect was arrested and his truck is being searched.

There have been no reports of any injuries, it added.

“The individual with a weapon has been surrounded by police. No shots have been fired, no reported injuries,” it said.

WREG-TV reported that the gunman was “surrounded by police” and no one was hurt.

The university said no shots were fired.

The person was reportedly spotted at the student union.

People were told to evacuate the west side of the building, WREG said.

The college is located in Jonesboro, a town around 131 miles from the state capital of Little Rock, and is the flagship campus for the Arkansas State University System. According to the university, of the approximately 13,144 total students, 74 percent are white, 14 percent are African-American, and 12 percent are other.
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