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Lockdown cleared after overnight shots fired call on UT Martin campus

According to a reports from the Martin Police Department, last night at approximately 8:28 p.m., Officers from UTM Dept. of Public Safety and the Martin Police Department responded to 201 Hannings Ln. at University Village Phase 1 Building B in reference to shots having been fired outside of the building.

Martin PD said thatoOfficers located several spent shell casings from a handgun in the stairwell on the third floor. The building was cleared by officers and UTM issued a shelter-in-place warning in regards to the campus. No injuries were reported and the investigation continues. The reports states that UTM lifted the shelter-in-place warning at approximately 1 a.m. this morning. Both agencies say they are working diligently in unison to identify those responsible.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact UTM Dept. of Public Safety at (731)881-7777, the Martin Police Department at
(731)587-5355 or CrimeStoppers at (731)587-2611.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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