Police Searching for Suspects, Vehicle in EKU Incident Involving Firearm

Sep 8, 2017

Eastern Kentucky University has issued a safety alert following an overnight incident involving a firearm.

University police report that, just before 1:00 Friday morning, an individual reported that a vehicle with four persons inside pulled up near him and “verbally argued” with him before displaying a firearm.

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Campus police say, as the individual ran away, he heard what he believed to be gunshots being fired and the vehicle left the area.

There were no injuries reported from this incident but EKU police are searching for the vehicle and its occupants.

The suspect with the gun is described as a black male, last seen wearing a white NBA jersey.

The vehicle is described as a white Nissan Altima, possibly a 2008 model, with a possible partial license plate of 057.

Anyone with information about this incident is being asked to call EKU Police Department at 859-622-1111.

Anonymous tips can also be provided online. through the LiveSafe app or the EKU Police Tip Reporting form at http://police.eku.edu/eku-tip-reporting .