False Reports of Active Shooter at University of Pittsburgh
A false report of an active shooter at the University of Pittsburgh caused alarm and panic among students and faculty members. The alert was issued by the university’s emergency notification system, prompting a quick response from law enforcement officers.
Thankfully, the officers who responded to the locations of the alleged shooting found no evidence of any actual danger. After a thorough search of the areas, the locations were cleared and the university’s administration issued an “all clear” message to the community.
It has since been determined that the calls were unfounded and appear to be a hoax. An investigation is currently underway to identify the source of these hoax calls and bring them to justice.
Investigation Continues into Hoax Calls
Hoax calls can cause unnecessary panic and disrupt the normal functioning of educational institutions. It is important to remember that such actions have serious consequences and those responsible will be held accountable.
In conclusion, the University of Pittsburgh community can breathe a sigh of relief knowing that the active shooter alert was a false alarm. It is imperative that we remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity, while also being mindful of the potential for false reports and the impact they can have on our daily lives.
Pitt E.N.S. Alert: University of Pittsburgh Police along with the City of Pittsburgh Police responded to multiple locations pertaining to an active shooter on campus. Officers have responded and cleared the locations. It has been determined that the calls were unfounded.…
— University of Pittsburgh (@PittTweet) April 11, 2023