BREAKING: Arkansas State Reports Shooter On Campus – Campus On Lockdown *UPDATED*

BREAKING: Arkansas State Reports Shooter On Campus – Campus On Lockdown *UPDATED*

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Arkansas State University in Jonesboro tweeted Thursday afternoon an active shooter has been spotted at the student union on its campus. A-State said in its tweet at 1:35 p.m., “Everyone should evacuate to the west side of the building and clear the area.”

UPDATE 3:50 pm: Police apprehended the shooter without incident – no other details available at this time.  

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Channel 7 News has learned students are getting Campus Alert text messages that say, “Man with weapon is on east side of student union. Campus lock down immediately.”

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Another tweet sent by Arkansas State at 1:48 p.m. said an individual with a weapon has been surrounded by police. No shots have been fired and there have been no reported injuries, according to the tweet.

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