FortWayne.com
 
  Text size  Increase text sizeDecrease text size      
Last updated: Tue. Mar. 19, 2013 - 02:30 pm EDT

IUPU Indianapolis campus searched for reported gunman

DISCUSS
Comments
 

INDIANAPOLIS – Police are searching a downtown Indianapolis college campus for a reported gunman.

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Bill Abston tells WISH-TV a female student reported seeing a man at around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday with a long gun and she ducked behind a car. The man was last seen near a nursing building.

Abston says the man is described as a 6-foot white man with a long brown coat.

Also locked down were Riley Hospital for Children on the campus and a nearby Crispus Attacks High School, a medical magnet school.

IU School of Medicine lab technician Kamakshi Sishtla says she hunkered down in a small, windowless equipment room. The building where she works is across the street from where the gunman was spotted.

Classes resumed Monday after spring break.


Comments
 
Sunday
Sunday
High 64 °F
Low 41 °F
44 °F
Fair
Sponsored by Masters Heating & Cooling, Inc.
LOCAL BUSINESS SEARCH
Local Search
STOCK SUMMARY
Dow 16805.41127.51
Nasdaq 4483.7130.92
S&P 500 1964.58+13.76
AEP 56.47+1.19
Comcast 54.26+1.04
GE 25.64+0.20
ITT Exelis 16.78+0.02
LNC 50.60+0.86
Navistar 34.80+0.10
Raytheon 98.12-0.76
SDI 22.31+0.16
Verizon 48.77+0.55
  Stock Sponsor