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IU police find piece of BB gun near dormitory after campus alert issued

Indiana University
Posted at 11:30 PM, Jan 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-30 00:14:59-05

BLOOMINGTON — Indiana University police said officers found a piece of a BB gun early Thursday morning after people on campus had been told to take shelter.

A campus alert was issued by the IU Police Department just after 11:20 p.m. Wednesday after a person with a gun was reportedly seen outside Spruce Hall. A piece of a BB gun was later found near the dormitory.

A witness told IU police the person was a skinny male wearing a sweatshirt with a white jersey.

People on campus have been told to remain cautious and alert, and to call IU police with any information.