COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMOX) – UPDATE: Mizzou has tweeted that police have located the suspect off campus.
They are safe, and “there is no further threat to campus.”
Our previous reporting is as follows:
The University of Missouri – Columbia has issued a campus alert about a suspected suicidal woman reported to have a handgun on campus.
The suspect is described as a black woman wearing a Mizzou hoodie and brown pants, wearing flip-flops.
Columbia police and MUPD are investigating.
Most recently, the suspect was believed to be in the White Campus area.
“In an abundance of caution” and as the search for the suspect continues, the university asks those on campus to shelter in place, and those not on campus to avoid the area.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.