A possible active shooter has been reported on the University of Michigan campus.
‘UM Emergency Alert – Mason Hall Run Hide Fight’ the university in Ann Arbor, Michigan said in a flash bulletin to students at 4.55pm.
Officials said in an alert at 5.32pm that there does not appear to be an active threat, but warned the community to stay clear of the area as police work the scene.
‘There does not appear to be an active threat to the community. DPSS continues to investigate. Continue to stay clear of area,’ the school’s public safety department wrote in an alert.
Police rush to the scene after reports of an active shooter at UMich. Officials say there is no active threat to the community but advise the public to stay clear of the area
Police responded to the University of Michigan on Saturday after reports of an active shooter
Emergency radio traffic indicated that a group of students told police that they had been popping balloons, but that has not been confirmed as the source of the reports of shots fired.
Emergency radio traffic indicated that callers reported hearing shots fired.
There were no initial reports of anyone seeing a shooter.
The university said at 5.19pm that the reports of a shooter were still unconfirmed.
‘Unconfirmed reports of active shooter, Officers are in the area checking. Stay away from the area of Mason Hall,’ the university said in an alert.
The reports of a shooting came from Mason Hall (above). Officials advised the public to stay clear of the building while police assess the situation