Capital University is alerting students about a possible active shooter near the main campus.
The university sent out an alert on Twitter telling students to seek safety in the area along 949 Ferndale, a couple blocks south from the main campus. The alert described the suspects only as two black males, with one wearing a red cap backwards.
The incident is not on the campus, though it did take place roughly 15-minutes walking from the main school grounds. Columbus Police confirmed that shots were fired in the area. However, the university is not on lockdown and officials say the alerts were sent out of precaution to inform students of what’s happening.
As of now, there have been no reports of injuries.
No other details are immediately available.
Capital University is a private liberal arts and research university in Bexley, Ohio. It was established in 1830 and has 153 full-time employees among the academic staff serving a total enrollment of 3,465 students.