University of Missouri says 'no further threat to campus'

The University of Missouri Columbia

The University of Missouri-Columbia issued an alert Wednesday that said they have located the subject of an "active threat" and there is no longer a threat to campus. As of 11:38 a.m., the alert system informed students and staff that the woman had possibly had moved near Memorial Union. "She was described as an African-American woman in her mid-to-late 20s, standing approximately 5'4" and weighing 120 pounds, wearing a Mizzou hoodie, brown trousers, and flip flops. They also said to avoid the area until further notice.

Just before 1 p.m., scanner traffic indicated that police found the woman off campus without incident.

MU Alert later reported that the subject's location had changed, and it was believed that she was near the MU Chemistry Building.


The subject was located off campus by law enforcement and campus alerts have been lifted. Police said the woman did not have a gun with her. The university says the woman was found off campus and is safe.

There was no official campus-wide lockdown issued.

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