Stevenson University: Report of Gunman Campus, Lockdown Ends After Pellet Gun Found [UPDATED]

March 31, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

An active shooter has been reported on the campus of Stevenson University in Maryland on Monday afternoon, prompting a lockdown of the school.

UPDATE: The university lifted the lockdown after police determined there was no shooter on campus. 

Baltimore County Police Department spokeswoman Elise Armacost told reporters Monday afternoon at the university’s Owings Mills campus that officers found a pellet gun and are talking with two students. She said they aren’t suspects, and it is still unclear whether any crime was committed, reported the Associated Press.

The school posted on its website shortly after 5 p.m. that it was safe for students to move about.

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The university told students and faculty to shelter in place.

A school official told Fox that the lockdown was ordered because someone reported seeing a person with what they thought was a gun around 2:30 p.m.

Some witnesses described two people who were possibly armed.

The suspected gunmen were reported on the Owings Mills campus.

Officials are investigating.

No injuries or gunshots have been reported.

Eyewitnesses at the university reported via Twitter that there are around 100 police officers on the scene.

The university emphasized that there is currently “no confirmation of an armed subject or shooting at this time.”

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