Reports of gun on MU's campus results in MU Alert

4 years 7 months 1 week ago Thursday, August 27 2015 Aug 27, 2015 Thursday, August 27, 2015 8:26:00 PM CDT August 27, 2015 in News
By: Kolbie Satterfield, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Reports of someone in a car displaying a weapon on the University of Missouri campus caused MU to issue a campus-wide alert.

Five people were in a white Toyota Camry and one person in the backseat was holding a black pistol, according to MU Alert.

Three students saw the car near Lathrop Hall before it took off down Tiger Avenue. 

The University of Missouri Police Department has searched the campus, and the car has not been located.

There were no shots fired, and the students in Lathrop Hall are safe.

The alert was issued around 7:30 Thursday evening and said there is an active threat near MU and to take precautions.

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