Forum and WDAY reports, Published May 07 2013
MSUM goes into lockdown; suspect is janitor with cleaning itemMOORHEAD – Minnesota State University Moorhead went into a campuswide lockdown overnight Tuesday after a report of an armed man in Hagen Hall, but it turned out to be a janitor with a cleaning item.
Students called police after seeing a man with an object believed to be a gun.
Police responded to the scene around 1:45 a.m.
The school sent an emergency alert to warn students and staff. It stated: “MSUM is in full lockdown – armed subject in Hagen Hall. Await further instruction.”
A short time later, the lockdown was lifted.