LAPD says active shooter reports at USC were false

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police are saying that reports of an active shooter at the University of Southern California are false.

Officer Irma Mota says calls came in around 12:20 p.m. Monday near the north end of campus, which is near downtown Los Angeles.

The LAPD is saying that after a systematic search of the campus, no dangers to the community were found.

USC sent out campus-wide alerts announcing police activity near Fertitta Hall. Students and faculty were urged to avoid the area or shelter in place.

A university alert says shots were reported but never confirmed.


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