UMass Amherst on lockdown due to gunman at Pierpont Hall

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UMass Amherst on lockdown due to gunman at Pierpont Hall

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Post by NotRPB » Thu Feb 18, 2016 6:30 pm

UMass Amherst on lockdown due to gunman at Pierpont Hall gunman reported
https://www.google.com/search?q=+Pierpo ... s.&tbm=nws

alert said a "hostile, armed person" was in Pierpont Hall
http://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/ ... umass.html

http://bnonews.com/news/index.php/news/id3647

http://www.wcvb.com/news/shelter-in-pla ... t/38068638

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2016/ ... story.html

http://news3lv.com/news/nation-world/po ... ss-amherst

School Website
http://www.umass.edu/
One suspect described as a white male in gray sweatshirt. Police interviewing witnesses.

Continue to shelter in place.

One or two hostile armed persons are reported in Pierpont Hall. UMPD is on the scene and has secured a perimeter. Shelter in place for now.
School Twitter
https://twitter.com/UMassAmherst
@UMassAmherst
UMass Amherst ‏@UMassAmherst 12m12 minutes ago

Shelter in Place order for the entire UMass Amherst campus, not just the area around Pierpont.
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UMass Amherst ‏@UMassAmherst 13m13 minutes ago

ALERT: UMPD is interviewing witnesses & continuing to investigate following reports of armed man in Pierpont. Continue to shelter in place.
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UMass Amherst ‏@UMassAmherst 36m36 minutes ago

ALERT: Suspect is a white male wearing dark colored shirt and gold chain. Reports of 2nd involved party, white male wearing gray sweatshirt.
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UMass Amherst ‏@UMassAmherst 36m36 minutes ago

ALERT: Hostile armed person reported in Pierpont Hall. UMPD on scene and perimeter secured. Please shelter in place.
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