Ball State given the ‘all clear’ after possible armed suspect

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MUNCIE, Ind. (WISH/WLFI) – Ball State University had ordered a shelter in place due to a possible armed suspect, but the campus has since been given the all clear.

The university alerted students via email and Twitter just after 2 p.m. Wednesday. The alert warned of a possible armed suspect on campus.

According to Ball State officials, a male suspect was seen wearing all black with a green bandanna. He was sighted carrying a long rifle near Bracken Library and Woodworth Complex.

About 30 minutes later, the university updated students and staff saying there was no ongoing threat.

University police have issued an all clear and campus can resume normal operation