Reports Of Shots Fired, Person With Gun On Northwestern Campus

'No evidence' of shots fired at Northwestern graduate dorm

University officials received a report of a shooting at graduate dorm on Wednesday in Northwestern University's main campus in Evanston in USA state of IL, local media Chicago Tribune reported. "Remain sheltered or avoid the area".

A GUNMAN is loose on a university in the United States sparking a lockdown among staff and students, it has been reported.

"Police continue to investigate a reported incident at Engelhart Hall".

According to The Chicago Tribune, police responded to reports of shots fired, only to find no evidence of a "victim, scene or gunman" during their initial investigation.

A spokesperson for the University said the school had a report of a person with a gun in Engelhart Hall, a graduate student dormitory on the Evanston campus.

Cops rushed to the Evanston campus amid reports that someone had opened fire inside the Englehart Hall residential building.


The university first issued an alert at 2:39 p.m. warning anyone on campus to seek shelter and warning others to stay away from the campus.

Lewis-Kadiri, who works at Studio SLK, a hair salon across the street from Engelhart Hall said: 'We were just told that we needed to stay inside.

Evanston Township High School was briefly locked down during the incident.

As this story is developing, more information will be added and updated as made available.

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