UPDATE: LAPD Confirm No Active Shooter On USC Campus
Early reports have emerged that an active shooter has opened fire at USC. Police have placed the area on lockdown. The LAPD are now reporting no active shooter is present.
UPDATE: LAPD says no shooting occurred at University of Southern California. "No danger to community" pic.twitter.com/2HEZfANeay
— NBC News (@NBCNews) October 2, 2017
— Josh Caplan (@joshdcaplan) October 2, 2017
— CBS Los Angeles (@CBSLA) October 2, 2017
Police Activity at 610 Childs way JFF on UPC Campus. Please avoid area, Shelter in place threat or danger to the US https://t.co/uJmsuufIgf
— USC (@USC) October 2, 2017
Footage of a police chopper surveying the campus.
Reports of a shooter on USC campus.
Stay safe, Trojans. pic.twitter.com/Pdkk8zXYf9
— Ali the ¢abbage (@AliMaadelat) October 2, 2017
My wife is calling me from a locked classroom at USC. students running everywhere. Active shooter. I'm so scared
— Bobby Hundreds (@bobbyhundreds) October 2, 2017
NBC Los Angeles reports:
Police were responding to a report of a shooting at the University of Southern California on Monday, the Los Angeles Police Department said.
The university issued an alert urging students and staff to avoid the area of 610 Childs Way on the University Park Campus or shelter in place.
Officers were searching Fertitta Hall at the Marshall School of Business. University officials said shots were reported but not confirmed.
NBC4 is working to confirm additional details.