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Ball State University on lockdown after gunman reported

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Posted at 6:01 PM, Nov 15, 2013
and last updated 2013-11-15 18:01:57-05

MUNCIE, Ind.– Police are currently searching for a gunman on Ball State University police after reports that a gun was seen on campus.

An alert on BSU’s website said that, at 5 p.m., “an individual in the recreation and wellness building shouted that there was a gun.”

Students and staff are being urged to stay in a safe place until the alert is lifted. The university said that media reports of a hostage were incorrect.

This is a developing story. Read more here, from an Illinois affiliate.