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North Western University on lockdown after shots fired in dorms

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.

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