COLLEGE STATION, TX (KCBD) - Texas A&M University is no longer on lockdown after reports of a gunman sighted in the Rudder Tower on the main campus.
Another Code Maroon Alert was issued at 5:25 p.m.
All Clear. Person with replica weapon identified. No danger. Resume normal activity. 5:34pm
5:25pm. University Police continue to investigate. Continue to shelter in place until further notice.
The Code Maroon Emergency Notification System for Texas A&M in College Station sent out a message at 4:33 p.m. stating:
UPDATE: No armed subject found at this time. Police are still searching. Continue to shelter in place. Bus pickup to exit campus- GO TO LEWIS ST BEHIND DUNCAN DINING HALL 4:33
Additional information will be posted at www.tamu.edu when it becomes available.
According to television stations in College Station, Texas A&M activated their Code Maroon notification system alerting students to a sighted gunman on campus.
A spokesperson from the university says a bus driver spotted an armed individual and reported it to University Police.
The following Code Maroon message was sent out at 4 p.m.:
"Code Maroon: Sighting of armed subject at Rudder Tower. SEEK SAFE SHELTER until further notice."
According to a College Station TV station, reports state that a command center was set up near Rudder Tower and the College Station SWAT Team was activated.
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