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GREENSBORO, N.C. North Carolina A&T State University says it evacuated multiple buildings Monday morning after receiving reports of a man on campus with a rifle.

Police have checked the campus and said it is safe.

The school sent an alert to students around 10:30 a.m. that said the police department has received a call stating there is an unknown Hispanic male in the General Classroom Bldg carrying a rifle.

The following buildings were evacuated: General Classroom Building, Marteena, Crosby, Barnes and Merrick halls. The school advised students to shelter in place , but they did not lock down the school.

Middle College and STEM Early College, both on A&T's campus, were on lockdown during the search for the reported rifleman.

Students told WFMY News 2 they heard fire alarms going off inside the General Classroom Building before they received a text alert from the school.

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