A building at San Jose State University was placed on lockdown Thursday morning as police searched for a reported man with a gun. After a thorough search revealed nothing, the building has reopened.
Police received a report of a white man wearing all black and carrying a handgun inside Sweeney Hall around 9 a.m. There were no reports of injuries.
Students, staff and faculty were quickly alerted to lock themselves inside their classrooms. The rest of the campus remained open.
Per UPD 10:55am: A thorough search of Sweeney Hall did not reveal anything. Sweeney Hall is open for business. Resume normal activity. #SJSU— SJSU (@SJSU) October 10, 2013
Per UPD: Sweeney Hall shelter in place. All others stay out of the immediate area. The rest of campus is open for business.— SJSU (@SJSU) October 10, 2013
Per UPD 10:06am: Report of white male, all black clothes, possible handgun in Sweeney Hall.— SJSU (@SJSU) October 10, 2013
San Jose State is located in San Jose, Calif. According to the university's website, Sweeney Hall houses the College of Education.