It appears to have been a false alarm."
The Oklahoma shooting scare comes just days after a student was shot at Widener University in Pennsylvania and the day after a deadly shooting at Purdue University in Indiana.
University of Oklahoma President David Boren says there was no shooting on campus Wednesday afternoon.
. Freshman Amanda Boccio was alone in a studio in Gould Hall when she heard the sirens.
Speculation as to the source of the noise led Boren to postulate that it could have been machinery backfire from construction, Oklahoma student newspaper The Oklahoma Daily reports. "Additional
search of Gould Hall being conducted just in case. The campus-wide search has been lifted except for Gould Hall, where The Daily reports SWAT officers are conducting an additional search.
"Classes are going on as normal in all other buildings except Gould Hall," Boren said. "I didn't know if it was a cop similar web site
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"I heard like running," she told The Daily. The subsequent investigation revealed no evidence of a shooter.
Several Oklahoma students were clearly upset by the event, either by the prospect of the shooting or the ensuing evacuation and sweep. I just got out of there."
"At this time, there is no evidence that shots were fired," Borne said via USA Today.
Earlier reports stated that a shooting had taken place on Click Webpage
the university campus located in Norman, Oklahoma. The university's Web
site warned of a "shooting on campus," and advised Oklahoma students to avoid the area around the Gould Hall architecture building