No threat found after report of shots fired on UT-Martin campus
The university said it is not an active shooter situation and there are no injuries.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - Authorities gave the all clear early Friday morning and said there was no threat following a report of shots being fired on the campus of the University of Tennessee at Martin on Thursday night.
Martin Police said the shots were fired in the area of University Village dorm on the southern end of campus. A university spokesman said there was not an active shooter on campus and no one was injured.
“UT Martin PD and Martin PD are investigating a report of shots being fired around University Village or Cooper Hall,” the university said in an alert to students and staff.
The university said it has been given the “all-clear” message just after midnight Thursday and there was no longer a threat.
The Martin campus will operate on a normal schedule on Friday.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the UTM Department of Public Safety at 731-881-7777, the Martin Police Department at 731-587-5355 or Weakley County Crime Stoppers at 731-587-2611.
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