All clear given after police investigate possible gunman at Austin Peay

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – No threat was found after two students reported seeing someone armed with a handgun at Austin Peay State University on Thursday.

Campus police sent an alert to the community at 5:25 p.m. as they began investigating the reports.

The gunman was reportedly seen near Harned Hall and the Marks building, both of which are academic classroom buildings.

Once the initial alert was sent, Austin Peay police say they received additional reports of a person matching the same description inside Harned Hall.

The building was evacuated, person by person, as authorities investigated. No gunman was found, and the building was clear.