BREAKING: Active shooter situation confirmed near Arizona State University

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Arizona State University Police Department has confirmed an active shooter situation near the Tempe campus.


Arizona State University Police Department has confirmed an active shooting situation near the Tempe campus this evening, Friday, February 17. They described the suspect as being a black female in her late 20s. She is around 5ft 4″ tall and was seen wearing a pink shirt and jeans.

According to reports, the incident did not take place on the university grounds but at a shopping centre in the vicinity of the University.

No further information has been released regarding possible shooting victims, but it is thought the facility would have been locked down as is standard protocol in these circumstances.

“CRIME ALERT – Tempe campus ASUPD has received a report of shots fired near 960 E University Dr. The suspect is described as a black female, late 20s, 5′ 4″ with a skinny build, and was last seen wearing a pink shirt and jeans. If seen, contact Tempe Police at 480-350-8311”.

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