Shooting Reported At Howard University In Washington


Washington: Active shooter reported on Howard campus on Tuesday. The whole campus on lock down. Authorities are responding to reports of a shooting at Howard University in Washington.

“We’re on the scene @HowardU for the report of an active shooter,” the DC Police Department posted on Twitter. “So far nothing confirmed. Take precautions if in the area.” The incident began at around noon on Tuesday.

Howard University said in a tweet that it had received an anonymous report of a “potential shooter on campus.” “We took the call seriously and police are investigating,” the university said.

University President Wayne A.I. Frederick said there was no evidence of a shooting, as of 12.40 pm, according to the Washington Post.