Update 2:24pm EST: All HU buildings were cleared by authorities with nothing found.
We previously reported, police responded to an anonymous report of an active shooter on Howard University‘s campus early Tuesday afternoon.
At 12:44p EST, a tweet from the university’s official Twitter handle stated police took the report seriously and are investigating. One building was evacuated in the wake of the report.
According to D.C. police, nothing has been found, but still advised the public to stay away from the scene.
NBC was on the scene talking to students.
“I just hope nobody’s hurt,” one student told the outlet.