College of Oklahoma sends alert about ‘lively shooters’

TO UPDATE: 10:57 pm The College of Oklahoma Police Division has lifted the lively gunman alert and given the all clear on the scenario.

The OU Police Division says that regardless of earlier studies from a primary responder, neither the shooter nor the victims had been discovered.

KFOR will work to clear up the confusion over the conflicting studies.

TO UPDATE 10:42 pm A spokesman for the Oklahoma Freeway Patrol has instructed KFOR that the campus is secure. The press convention is not going to happen on Friday night.

There may be nonetheless a robust police presence on campus.

TO UPDATE: 10:32 pm The College of Oklahoma’s newest tweet urges college students to proceed to shelter in place. OU officers say they haven’t but discovered proof of a capturing, however they haven’t cleared the scene.

A police helicopter leaves the crime scene.

TO UPDATE: 10:24 pm Conflicting studies come out.

College of Oklahoma officers are reporting no casualties and have discovered no proof. Nonetheless, a primary responder confirmed that one was shot within the stomach. A neighborhood KFOR producer additionally spoke to a member of the Oklahoma Freeway Patrol, who says one individual was shot.

There at the moment are studies that this incident may very well be a swatting scenario.

Swatting is when somebody calls in a pretend report back to regulation enforcement receiving a big police presence on the crime scene.

Others say some folks used celebration bangers when taking footage.

A full investigation is underway.

TO UPDATE: 22:14 A primary responder knowledgeable KFOR that one individual was shot and different first responders stated a number of pictures had been fired.

KFOR is working to verify this with OU officers. They don’t verify this and have discovered no proof of a shooter or sufferer at the moment.

Replace: 9:53pm – OU despatched a notification about an “lively shooter”.

OU Campus Security Twitter account: “OUPD is investigating potential gunfire which will have been fired on the Norman campus. Keep away from the South Oval space. Safety in place.”

Picture courtesy of KFOR, OU campus

NORMAN, Oklahoma (KFOR) — OU despatched out an alert to everybody on campus that there was an “lively shooter.”

In accordance with the OU Campus Security Twitter account, OU-Norman Emergency tweeted: “There may be an lively shooter on the Van Vleet Oval. Act now instantly. run, disguise. Dispute!”.

Picture courtesy of KFOR, OU campus

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