The University of Massachusetts at Amherst has lifted an order for the campus to shelter in place after reports of a "hostile" armed man on its campus, the school wrote on Twitter.
"Please resume normal activities," campus authorities wrote.
The suspect was described by university police as wearing a dark-colored shirt and gold chain. Police said a second suspect, wearing a gray sweatshirt, was thought to be involved.
Shelter in Place order for the entire UMass Amherst campus, not just the area around Pierpont.— UMass Amherst (@UMassAmherst) February 18, 2016
ALERT: UMPD is interviewing witnesses & continuing to investigate following reports of armed man in Pierpont. Continue to shelter in place.— UMass Amherst (@UMassAmherst) February 18, 2016
ALERT: Suspect is a white male wearing dark colored shirt and gold chain. Reports of 2nd involved party, white male wearing gray sweatshirt.— UMass Amherst (@UMassAmherst) February 18, 2016
Further details were not immediately available.
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