The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a public research university in Norman, Oklahoma. Founded in 1890, it had existed in Oklahoma Territory near Indian Territory for 17 years before the two territories became the state of Oklahoma. In Fall 2022, the university had 28,840 students enrolled, most at its main campus in Norman. Employing nearly 3,000 faculty members, the university offers 152 baccalaureate programs, 160 master’s programs, 75 doctorate programs, and 20 majors at the first professional level.
No threats were detected after reports of an active shooter
Today News: The University of Oklahoma’s campus in the city of Norman is secure and there is no threat to the community, officials said nearly 90 minutes after the school alerted that an active shooter was present on Friday.
“After a thorough search, no threat was found. There is no threat to campus. Alert has been canceled,” the university said in a tweet at 10.53 p.m. on Friday night.
Just before 9.30 p.m., the university announced on Twitter there was an active shooter and urged people to “take immediate action now. Run. Hide. Fight!”
Shortly before 11 pm, university police issued an all-clear, tweeting: “After a thorough search, no threat was found. There is no threat to campus. Alert has been canceled.”
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