ELMHURST, Ill. — A man with a gun has been reported on Elmhurst University’s campus Wednesday afternoon.

At around 3:35 p.m., the alert was posted on the university’s website saying a person with a gun was reported near Dinkmeyer Hall.

At around 4:05 p.m., another alert was posted saying the person is a man and was now near Niebuhr Hall.

Students and staff have been asked to shelter in a locked room as police investigate.

Elmhurst police and Elmhurst University public safety officers are responding to a report of a man with a gun near the Dinkmeyer and Niebuhr residence halls. The campus is on lockdown until authorities give the all clear. We will provide additional info as it becomes available.

— Elmhurst University (@elmhurst_u) April 28, 2021

Officials said to remain in place until an all clear is given.

As a precaution, York Community High School nearby has been placed on a soft lockdown.

We will update this story once more information becomes available.

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