• Lockdown lifted at KSU

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    KENNESAW, Ga. - A lockdown has been lifted at Kennesaw State University

    The lockdown was due to a possible gunman on campus.

    Several agencies were called to the campus Friday afternoon.

    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23KSU&amp;src=hash">#KSU</a> Students told <a href="https://twitter.com/LizArtzWSB">@LizArtzWSB</a> they are being released at their own risk. <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23wsbtv&amp;src=hash">#wsbtv</a></p>&mdash; WSB-TV (@wsbtv) <a href="https://twitter.com/wsbtv/statuses/459776218083381248">April 25, 2014</a></blockquote><script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

    Channel 2's Jim Strickland said a person of interest was located and deemed to be not dangerous. No weapon was found.

    KSU sent the following update Friday afternoon.

    At approximately 2 p.m. this afternoon, Kennesaw State police dispatch received a call about a suspicious man with a possible weapon in his pocket. As a precaution, university officials placed the campus on lockdown and searched for the individual.

    At approximately 3:30 p.m., police found the individual with a cell phone in his pocket and confirmed that he was not a threat and never posed a threat to the community.

    The lockdown has been lifted and the all clear issued. 

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