Lockdown lifted at UNC after report of armed, dangerous person

UNC Chapel Hill was on lockdown Wednesday morning after a report of a "dangerous person" on campus.

A lockdown at UNC Chapel Hill was lifted Wednesday morning after police received a 911 call of an armed and dangerous person on or near campus.

According to UNC News Services, an "anonymous person" called 911 about a man and a gun.



An Carolina Alert was sent out warning that the university was on lockdown around 8:55 a.m. The university also activated sirens on campus.



The lockdown was lifted around 9:15 a.m. after the area around the ROTC building at 221 South Columbia Street was searched.



A photo on Twitter showed law enforcement had the intersection at South Columbia Street and McCauley Street blocked.



ABC11 will update this story when more information becomes available.
Related Topics:
u.s. & worldNorth Carolina