Evanston police tweeted Wednesday afternoon that people should stay out of the area of Emerson Street and Maple Avenue due to a shooting investigation, after a report came in of shots fired.
At 3:11 p.m. on Wednesday, Evanston police tweeted they checked the area and found “no evidence of a victim, scene or gunman.” Police said they are continuing to search and secure the area.
An emergency notification was sent out to staff and students at 2:40 p.m., according to the Daily Northwestern.
Northwestern tweeted out people should seek shelter and stay in a safe place. People were urged to stay away from the area.
This story is developing and will be updated when all clear is given.