Monday, 03 December 2018 12:19

YSU Lockdown, Report of Man with a Gun

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Youngstown State University officials are reporting the campus is locked down due to a report of a person with a gun on campus. 

Below is an update posted to the YSU Facebook page

Updated 12/3 11:52 AM: Please note that the Youngstown State University campus is currently on lock down. The university was alerted to an individual on campus with a firearm. University police are in the process of investigating the report. There are no reported injuries of any sort. We will provide more information as it becomes available.

The subject we are currently looking for is a black male, red hoodie, with red and white lettering, dreadlocks and black backpack. If you have information, please contact YSU Police immediately 330-941-3527


ALERT: Campus is in lockdown. A suspect is currently at large with a firearm. Last seen by Rec Center. No description. YSU Police is investigating. Please shelter in place and lock all exterior and office doors. ‬

Meanwhile, St. E's hospital, St. Ursuline High School, the Youngstown Diocese, and Ohio Living Park Vista have also been placed on lockdown. 

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