Police are currently investigating reports of shots fired inside a dorm at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
Students and staff have been advised to shelter in place. A school spokesman said they have received reports of shots fired inside of the graduate student dorm. Northwestern University police tweeted out saying that there was a person with a gun on campus.
Police say that they have not located a shooter or victim at this time, but the shelter in place is still active as they continue to investigate.
Evanston and NUPD in the area of Emerson and Maple. Report of gunman and shots fired in a residential building. Area checked no evidence of a victim, scene, or gunman found.
— Evanston, IL Police (@EvanstonPD) March 14, 2018
Police have declared this a “swatting incident” and the area is being cleared. No evidence of a suspect or gunman were found. (source)[wordads]