University of Cincinnati lifts shelter-in-place order


CINCINNATI (AP) – The University of Cincinnati has lifted a shelter-in-place order that was issued following reports of shots fired on campus.

University police tell The Cincinnati Enquirer  that two people were talking near a residence hall Monday night when one of them pulled out a gun and fired once, but missed.

Police say the person who fired the gun fled on foot. Police searched for the suspect, but could not find him.

It’s not known if either of the two people involved in the incident are students.

No other information was immediately available.

The investigation is ongoing. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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