University of Cincinnati on lockdown after gunman spotted

(WJLA) - A portion of the University of Cincinnati was locked down after a person with a gun was spotted on campus.

According to WCPO in Cincinnati, the person was seen near Proctor Hall on the UC campus.

Multiple reports indicate that students and staff on campus were alerted to the potential gunman through a text message alert.

In a series of subsequent text messages, police informed the campus community that the suspect had fled off campus and that the situation was all clear.

More than 42,000 undergraduate and graduate students attend classes on the University of Cincinnati's downtown campus.