Report of gunman at Pace was man with gothic-style belt: Source


A report of a gunman inside Pace University in lower Manhattan Thursday afternoon was unfounded, police said. 

The campus on Park Row was evacuated shortly after 2:30 p.m. after three people reported to police that they saw a man with a gun and ammo inside a bathroom, a law enforcement source said. The apparent weapon was actually a gothic-style belt, the source said.

Julia Bush, 18, was in her economics lecture waiting for it to start when her TA got a call that they needed to leave.

"They opened up all the construction areas," she said. "I'm just a little flustered. It was definitely very hurried, everyone was very shaken up by everything."

Stay with amNewYork on this developing story.

 

You might also like

December 17, 2017 Sunday
December 16, 2017 Saturday
December 15, 2017 Friday
December 14, 2017 Thursday
Show More