There were reports that a gunman was on the campus of USF Tampa near the Bio-science building this morning. The Tampa Police and the campus police worked together to clear the grounds.
Authorities told staff and students to stay inside and lock their doors. Please avoid the area if possible.
Using an emergency texting message system the campus was able to send the students an almost immediate warning.
The Tampa police responded to back up campus security. The situation has been taken clear of and the campus has been cleared school operator Jasmine told Digital Journal. The campus police believe that the gunman has left the campus grounds.
The school's web site also had the information on their loading page to warn students.