• University of North Florida police investigating ‘possible armed individual'

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    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - UPDATE (6:30 PM) University officials confirmed there was "no credible threat" for the campus.


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    Viewers told FOX13’s sister station Action News Jax there is a heightened police presence on the University of North Florida.

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    "UPD is responding to a possible armed individual in garage building #38. Leave the area if safe to do so. Find a safe area and shelter in place.

    "Officers have blocked Building #38 until further notice. Do not attempt to enter or leave garage #38 next to the arena."

    University officials said a person called the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office saying they saw one person with a gun in the garage.

    Classes have been canceled for the rest of the day.

     

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