THREE people were injured following reports of an active shooter at Alabama A&M University in Huntsville.
Police officers ran to campus as the university warned students and staff of an armed person near the Knight Complex.
Huntsville Fire was reportedly at the scene and two people were taken to a hospital in a private vehicle after being injured WBRC.
A third person was transported by HEMSI (Huntsville Emergency Medical Services).
A police spokeswoman said the incident was isolated and stemmed from an argument between two people.
The two people shot at each other, and a third was injured.
The students claimed that the argument was about the food in the cafeteria.
An email was reportedly sent to faculty and staff at the time of the incident, notifying them that an armed person was on campus News 19.
Teachers and students were asked to seek protection immediately.
“EMERGENCY! Armed person on campus,” the text reads.
“Go to the next room and lock the door. If you are off campus, do not enter campus.”
Alabama A&M University shared the news Twitter.
“CAMPUS ALERT: The university is aware that a public safety emergency is developing in the vicinity of Knight Center,” the message said.
“As an exercise of extreme caution, all individuals are being asked to stay away from the Knight Complex until further notice.”
The school later sent a tweet stating that there was no active threat.
They also urged the students to remain vigilant.
“The university will experience an increased police presence on campus while the entire investigation is processed and completed,” the statement said tweet.
“Please remain safety conscious and monitor Bulldog alerts.”