According to Montana State University Police, two men carrying a rifle were spotted on campus this morning around 9am and the campus WAS on lock down.

AS OF 11:07am - Montana State University NO LONGER ON LOCK DOWN.

Text at 10:56am: MSU Police have checked main campus buildings & found no signs of individuals matching descriptions of earlier alerts. Please resume normal operations. Remain vigilant and report any individuals matching previous description to MSU Police 994-2121.

As of 10:07am this morning this is what was posted on the Montana State University Alert page:

Last Update: 9:20 a.m. at May 7, 2014

Text at 9:13am:
Officers are searching buildings. Please lock doors for safety. Watch for updates and info at Please don't reply to this message.

Text at 9:07am:
#1 male in hunter orange hoodie. #2 male in grey/green jacket ball cap. Officers on scene. Please stay indoors and contact 994-2121 if seen.

Text at 9:01am:
University Police received a report of two males carrying a balck rifle across 11th street heading toward the arch near the center mall of campus.

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