American University campus lockdown lifted

Suspect in custody

Published: Dec 24 2013 07:47:15 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 11 2013 10:00:09 PM EST
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Police and school officials have lifted the lockdown at American University's campus in the nation's capital.

A report came in to Washington police about 7:40 p.m. Wednesday that there was a gunman on campus.

According to an update on the university website, the lockdown was over and a suspect was in custody about 9:30 p.m.

The university sent tweets urging students to shelter in place. They have since been given the all clear.

The university posted on its website that a citizen reported that they saw a man with a gun on campus. The university also posted a photo of two people who may be connected with the incident. No active shooter was ever reported.

For the latest information, visit the American University website.