Police calling report of person with gun at Northwestern University in Evanston a hoax

Updates on reports of a person with a gun at Northwestern University in Evanston.

Dave Marzullo March 14, 20183:19 PM

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Photo taken from inside a classroom at Northwestern University by a sophomore (WGN Radio photo).

Dave Marzullo March 14, 20183:48 PM

Photo taken from inside a classroom at Northwestern University by a sophomore at the University. (WGN Radio photo)

Dave Marzullo March 14, 20184:20 PM

Evanston Police now saying incident was a hoax. Call came from outside area. Dorm room vacant since November. No shots fired. May have been what is known as a “swatting” incident, in which police are tricked into responding to what turns out to be a non-incident.

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