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MIT Reports Gunman with Body Armor on Campus

February 23, 2013

By Paul Thomson :: 9:43 AM

MIT orders students, staff to shelter in place.
Update: Around 11:00, campus officials declared an “all clear” and returned the campus to normal operations. No gunman was found.

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Twitter account sent out a warning to students and community members just after 9:00 this morning stating that a gunman with body armor had been reported on campus.

The Tweet ordered those on campus to stay away from the Main Group Building, where the gunman was alleged to be located.

Students and others on campus have been directed to MIT’s Emergency website for additional information.

Tweets below from @MITnews – most recent Tweet at top: