Reported Gunman At American University Actually An Off-Duty Police Officer

WASHINGTON (WJZ) — A big scare for a college in Washington, D.C.

American University was placed on lockdown Wednesday after receiving calls about a man with a gun.

Nearly two hours later, police said those reports were unfounded.

It turns out, someone actually saw the holster of an off-duty police officer.

No one was hurt.

The campus is now operating normally.

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