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BREAKING: IPFW Issues Campus Alert About Man Spotted with A Gun

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO):  Around 12:30 p.m., Tuesday afternoon, IPFW officials issued a campus wide alert about a white man being spotted on campus with a gun. He was last seen in a  sliver 4-door vehicle in Lot 11. The vehicle is no longer in the parking lot, but campus police are investigating. Stay tuned to WOWO as we will continue to follow this story. 

The following is the alert issued by IPFW officials: 

Campus Alert: Around 12:30 p.m., University Police received a report of a white male (age 26-27, brown hair) in an older, silver, 4-door vehicle seen in Lot 11 with a handgun. The vehicle has since left. The weapon was displayed, but not pointed at anyone or discharged. The IPFW Police Department is investigating.

Update: While PD continue to investigate the report, campus is safe to move about and classes are running as scheduled.


The following is an alert issued by the IPFW Police Department: 

Alert issued regarding a weapon seen in a vehicle in Lot #11. The vehicle has left the area and UPD continues investigating. The weapon was displayed, but not pointed at anyone or discharged. Vehicle is described as an older model silver 4-door and driver is a white male with brown hair approximately 26-27 years old. 

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