Northwestern University, reports person with gun on campus

EVANSTON, Illinois. – Northwestern University is asking people to shelter, to say that there was a report of a person with a gun on the school’s suburban Chicago campus.

University spokesman Jon Yates said Wednesday that the school had a report of a person with a gun in Engelhart Hall, a graduate student dormitory on the Evanston campus. Yates says the Northwestern University in Evanston, and police are on the scene.

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

The report comes as students across the country walked out of school to protest against gun violence.

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