Salem State University students told to shelter in place after incident involving gun

SALEM, MASS. (WHDH) - Salem State University students were warned to shelter in place while police investigated reports of a man with a rifle near the South Campus, officials said.

SKY7 HD flew over the scene, where a man was taken into police custody near a set of train tracks.

The shelter in place order was officially lifted just before 6 p.m.

No additional information has been released.

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