Cornell lifts shelter in place order for North Campus in Ithaca

ITHACA, N.Y. (WHEC) — Cornell University lifted its shelter in place order for its North Campus in Ithaca just after 7 p.m. Tuesday.

It was issued at around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday because the university said police were pursuing a man with a gun in Cayuga Heights.

The university tweeted saying to lock doors and windows, and avoid the area.

Anyone in the following buildings was asked to continue to shelter in place:

  • Acacia
  • Africana Center
  • Akwe:kon
  • Alpha Chi Sigma
  • Alpha Epsilon Phi
  • Alpha Epsilon Pi
  • Alpha Gamma Rho
  • Alpha Xi Delta
  • Alpha Zeta
  • Beta Theta Pi
  • Delta Chi
  • Ecology House
  • Kappa Delta Rho
  • Phi Delta Theta
  • Phi Kappa Tau
  • Phi Mu
  • Pi Beta Phi
  • Pi Delta Psi
  • Pi Kappa Phi
  • Sigma Chi
  • Sigma Delta Tau
  • Tobin Field House
  • Wari Coop
  • Zeta Beta Tau
  • 150 Triphammer

All events on North Campus scheduled for Tuesday night were canceled, and prelims will be rescheduled, the university announced.

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This comes just two days after a bomb threat shut down much of the campus Sunday. Law enforcement officials said no credible threats were found.