University of Miami: ‘All Clear’ After Shelter-in-place Ordered, Gunman Still at Large

By Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.
October 6, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

University of Miami police issued an all clear late Sunday night but said they are still searching on the Gables Campus for a male that is believed to be armed.

The university first issued an emergency alert at 8:26 p.m., saying an armed subject was at large near 57 Ave and Levante Ave.

10 minutes later, it said the suspect was described as a white/Hispanic male with a white t-shirt and ponytail, and believed to be armed.”

At 9:46 p.m., the police told students to “stay indoors & shelter-in-place.”

“Police are still looking for a suspect described as a white Hispanic male, wearing a white t-shirt with ponytail, who is believed to be armed. Call 911 immediately if you see anyone fitting this description in the area.”

The suspect got out of his car and made threats to another driver, saying he had a gun, police told Local 10. The suspect then ran toward the direction of the University of Miami.

Police gave a final update around 11:50 p.m., saying that they issued an “ALL CLEAR,” but telling people to “remain vigilant” because the suspect remained at large.

“Investigation ongoing. Call 911 if you see anyone with this description in area.”

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Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.