Report of gunman at Northwestern called a hoax

Weber Arch and University Hall at Northwestern University in Evanston Ill

Weber Arch and University Hall at Northwestern University in Evanston Ill

Police respond to reports of a gunman on Northwestern's campus.

Police say a report of a gunman at Northwestern University proved false.

University officials received a report of a shooting at graduate dorm on Wednesday in Northwestern University's main campus in Evanston in US state of IL, local media Chicago Tribune reported.

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The school also tweeted about the report, asking people to stay away from the area and to "shelter in a safe place and stay until further notice".

About 3.40pm, the university updated their alert to say that that anyone not in Englehart Hall, no longer needed to shelter in place. "Remain sheltered or avoid the area".

"If not on campus, stay away".

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Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew later revealed that police were alerted to the school after an unidentified person claimed to have shot his girlfriend; after struggling to find evidence, Glew suggested that the whole incident could have been a hoax.

Earlier Wednesday, Northwestern students staged a protest against gun violence, as part of the national walkout demonstrations in the wake of last month's Florida high school shooting. "We're still treating this as an active investigation". "Area is secure. Police and Fire are clearing the area". No gun was found at the scene.

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