Northwestern University’s Chicago campus is put in LOCKDOWN as cops race to reports of an active shooter: Alert tells students to ‘run, hide, fight’

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Police in Chicago have been called to the city’s Northwestern University after reports that there is a live gunman on campus.

Shots were reported outside the university’s Wieboldt Hall, according to a message posted on the school’s website at 9:12 p.m.

“There is an Active Threat event on the Chicago campus,” the university’s safety and security department wrote.

‘Run, hide, fight. Provide a good hiding place.

‘Lock and/or barricade doors. Awaiting further information.’

It was not immediately clear if anyone was injured. Authorities did not immediately provide further information on the situation.

Students at Northwestern University in Chicago have been locked down after reports of an active shooter

Ny has contacted the Chicago Police Department.

This is a breaking news story.