‘All Clear’ given at WCSU following lockdown caused by mic stand

DANBURY — Western Connecticut State University has been given the "all clear" by officials following a lockdown incident Monday afternoon.

Police were investigating an unconfirmed report of a person on campus with a gun. Officials later said that the person was holding a microphone stand which was mistaken for a long gun.

In a tweet issued Monday, the Connecticut State Police said there is no active shooter and no shots have been fired.

State police said troopers, Danbury and WCSU police were on the scene at White Hall. Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton tweeted there are "reports of an individual entering a building with a long rifle."

The school was reopened around 2 p.m.

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