At approximately 8:30 p.m. Sept. 1, two armed gunman were reported on Ball State's campus near DeHority residence hall. Both suspects were reported as white males — one wearing a pink shirt and khaki pants, the other wearing a long black shirt and khaki shorts.

After police requested that people clear the area, a "secure in place" order was issued for campus, placing campus on lockdown. The main floors of the DeHority and Woodworth complexes were evacuated. Residents were told to stay in their rooms and away from the windows. Resident assistants helped facilitate the precautions in the residence halls, one describing the students as "pretty calm, given the circumstances."

The all-clear was given at around 10:20 p.m. The university has not released a statement at this time.


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