UPDATE: Nothing Found In Seach For Gunman On U Of Arizona Campus

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

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UPDATE: Friday, march 22, 2013

Officials at the University of Arizona -- in Tucson -- say a search for a gunman turned up nothing.

A police spokesman says it's too early to say if the report was legitimate or a hoax.

Officers conducted a floor-by-floor search after police received a 911 call about a man with a rifle at the Administration building. That prompted a text alert to students and staff.

Friday, March 22, 2013

Police have converged on the University of Arizona campus in Tucson after receiving a report of a man with a gun.

A text alert was sent to students and staff at 5:07 p.m. Friday saying police had received a report of a man with a rifle inside the Administration Building.

Officers from the University of Arizona Police Department are at the scene and students and staff are being told to avoid the area.

Campus police didn't immediately release any information on the search for the reported armed man of if they had found anyone.

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