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Ala. college issues alert after armed person seen

University of South Alabama issues alert after armed person reported on campus; no shots fired By The Associated Press

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) ' The University of South Alabama is advising students to stay indoors following reports of an armed person on campus.

The Mobile campus posted a crime alert on its website Sunday evening that said "there have been reports of someone on campus armed with a weapon last seen in the housing area."

The alert went on to advise the university community to "remain inside until further notice." It further advised "all students take shelter and remain inside."

A campus police dispatcher said at about 6 p.m. EDT that the alert remained in effect but police couldn't comment. The dispatcher said she wasn't aware of any reports of shots fired.

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