Lockdown lifted at Ohio university after false alarm over gunman

Reuters News
Posted: Jan 21, 2015 5:47 PM

(Reuters) - Police lifted a lockdown at a university in southern Ohio after a man who was reported to have a gun turned out to be an armored car security guard.

Ohio University Police said on its Twitter feed that Ironton police responded to a report of a man with a gun at Ohio University Southern, resulting in a lockdown. Classes will resume at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.

(Reporting by Mary Wisniewski in Chicago; Editing by Peter Cooney)