UPDATE: MU issues 'all clear' after man with gun spotted on campus

8 months 2 weeks 1 day ago Saturday, May 04 2019 May 4, 2019 Saturday, May 04, 2019 8:02:00 PM CDT May 04, 2019 in News
By: Spencer Humphrey, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - MU issued an 'all clear' Saturday night after an armed man was spotted on campus. 

MU Alert tweeted police were investigating a report of an armed person in the area of Hitt Street and University Avenue on MU's campus around 7:45 p.m.

The alert said no shots were fired.

In a second alert at 8:20 p.m., MU Alert described the suspect as a male with a gun in his waistband. He had not made any threats, it said. 

MUPD and CPD were investigating, the alert said. 

Just after 9 p.m., MU alert gave the 'all clear.' The alert said authorities identified the suspect and spoke with him. 

It said there was no further threat to campus. 

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