Fayette Police Say Possible Gunman Not Found at Central Methodist

Posted: Apr 4, 2014 1:57 AM by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Reporter
Updated: Apr 4, 2014 3:32 AM

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FAYETTE - Central Methodist University appeared quiet in the early morning hours Friday following a search for a person with a gun on campus.

Fayette Police Chief Jeff Oswald said officers arrived on campus at 11:07 p.m., less than five minutes after receiving an anonymous tip. Oswald said the caller told the department a white man wearing a white hoodie sweatshirt had a gun and was walking near campus on Lucky Street.

Oswald said officers spoke with several other witnesses in the area who said they also saw someone matching the caller's description.

Oswald said the he lifted the lockdown at approximately 12:40 a.m. after officers were unable to find anyone matching the description.

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