Suspect Detained at UT Arlington After Order to Shelter in Place

University of Texas at Arlington

Updated 1:00PM EST

Police at the University of Texas at Arlington said they apprehended a suspect after earlier reports indicated a gunman was spotted in the Architecture Building on campus.

No weapon was ever found, according to police, who said students could resume normal activities.

University officials said investigators conducted multiple sweeps of the Architecture Building. They said final exams will continue as planned.

The university campus is roughly 15 miles east of Fort Worth.

Updated 12:41PM EST

Officials at the University of Texas at Arlington ordered students and staff to shelter in place Wednesday after a man with a gun wearing Army fatigues was spotted in the Architecture Building on campus.

Police later said in an alert to students that officers were "with the man," whom they described as a "suspicious white male." They said to stay away from the building until further notice.

The university campus is roughly 15 miles east of Fort Worth.

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Officials at the University of Texas at Arlington ordered students and staff to shelter in place Wednesday after a man with a gun wearing "Army fatigues" was spotted in an architecture building on campus.

Police described the gunman as a "suspicious white male." They said to stay away from the building until further notice.

The university campus is roughly 15 miles east of Fort Worth.

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