The Arkansas State University campus was placed on lockdown on Sunday afternoon, after reports of one or more armed men seen on the campus.
At least one student tweeted about the incident as it happened:
CBS reports that the men were seen near the school’s Student Union building.
The university tweeted that the lockdown had been lifted on Sunday afternoon; we will update this post when more information becomes available.
Update - KAIT News reports that the incident was actually triggered by a group of students who were filming a video that involved costumed students playing gunmen. From a statement released by the university:
Apparently students were filming a video project near the Union, and costumed actors were reported as possible campus intruders. These students have been located and interviewed by University Police Officers. As a result, it has been confirmed that there was no gunman.
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