Police Swarm USC Campus, Say There’s ‘No Shooting’
Police swarmed the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles on Monday, Oct. 2, according to officials.
There were initial reports of shots fired, but officials said there was “no shooting” on campus.
“We can confirm there’s been NO shooting on @USC Campus. Systematic search was conducted in coordination with @USCDPS. No danger to community,” the LAPD tweeted.
— LAPD HQ (@LAPDHQ) October 2, 2017
University officials told people to shelter in place, the Los Angeles Times reported.
USC officials said that police activity was taking place around 610 Childs Way.
LAPD Det. Meghan Aquilar said that there is no active shooter situation on the campus, but that police “are seeing a suspect in the area.”
Police were seen swarming the USC campus afternoon on Monday.
There have been no reports of injuries.