An “active threat event” involving shots fired near the Northwestern University campus in Chicago Monday evening is “all clear,” according to university officials.
Northwestern University officials told the Sun-Times that the situation outside Wieboldt Hall, at 340 E. Superior St. on the Gold Coast, was “all clear.”
A witness told police that a large melee began on the street in the 300 block of East Chicago Avenue around 9:06 p.m. when a woman pulled out a handgun and fired one shot. No injuries were reported and police said no one was in custody.
An earlier alert to the Northwestern community asked those on campus to take shelter, “lock and/or barricade doors” and “run, hide, fight” due to of an “active threat event” and said police were responding to reports of shots fired on the Chicago campus.
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