Description: The article is related to usc campus active shooter. The writer mainly tells you a piece of news, students were escorted from a building at the University of Southern California. Authorities said, they found no evidence of a shooting on the campus.
Students were escorted from a building at the University of Southern California’s police, the police made a floor-by-floor sweep after a report of shooting on the campus in downtown Los Angeles on Monday October 2, 2017. Authorities said they found no evidence of a shooting on the campus. There is no danger to the University or the community.
The reports of gunfire prompted a lockdown and a substantial LAPD response. There is no danger to community, the Los Angeles Police Department said on Twitter after completing a search of campus buildings.
Public Safety officials said evacuations were prompted by a false report that came in the afternoon. John Thomas, the head of USC Department of Public Safety said in an e-mailed statement, it was reported that a faculty member during class falsely told her students that there was an active shooter in the building.
USC police said that the incident happened in a third floor classroom in 42 Hall, a building of the Business. School LAPD deputy chief Philip Tinga said that the female professor appeared to have some episode and told students that there was an active shooter on campus. The shooter was a woman. The release was not booked on a criminal charge, she was detained for questioning LAPD officer Tony.
Police are trying to figure out why she did that, what she did. They’re going to question her about everything. USC issued an alert telling students to shelter in a place at 12:23 p m within about half an hour. Police had verified that there was no active shooter.
Tiago Rodriguez was sitting in a business communication class in 42 Hall, one campus Public Safety officer walked by and told everyone to stay inside minutes. The professor had been going over the procedures for an active shooter situation at first.
Rodriguez thought that it was a drill, but the mood in the class intensified quickly. Students lined up against a wall, one student gave the professor his belt to lock the door at one point. The people in the room piled up their desks and chairs in front of the door to form a barricade. Some students called their parents. They felt that their lives were in danger. Rodriguez said that this is the reality of the United States today.
A police helicopter circled over the campus while students were sitting outside a campus. Some students and employees said, they sheltered in a place inside classrooms. Brian was frosting an emboss, the student were grabbing coffee before his 12:30 p-m of class. When he saw a stampede of people sprinting out of a building, I started running.
He thought that people were more panic than usual in the aftermath of the mass shooting in Las Vegas on Sunday night. It’s one of those things, you can’t not stop thinking about it. Ignacio Barron, an emboss student said, he was in the middle of an exam when a person burst into the classroom with orders to evacuate. Barron and his classmates left Popovich hall quickly and waited for updates.
His fully armed police stood nearby Barron, everything happened so quickly that he didn’t have a chance to be fearful. He praised the school’s response, everything was coordinated well. Officers with the school’s Department of Public Safety let students go back into classrooms about 2 pm in a statement released late.
On Monday afternoon, USC Provost Michael praised the rapid police response, students staff and faculty. they reacted to the alert before referring to the mass shooting in Los Vegas, in that case, more than 50 people are dead and 500 persons got injured. We understand that this is a time of stress and anxiety. We want to remind you of the counseling resources.
This article was updated with additional information about the faculty member and what happened inside a classroom 5 pm. It was updated with a statement from USC Provost Michael at 3:30 p.m. It was updated with information about a detained faculty member to 30p M, it was updated with information from USC public safety officials and comments from a USC student 14:00 pm, it was updated with comments from a USC student, this article was published at 1:00 p.m.