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Lockdown ends at ECU after report of man with gun

GREENVILLE, NC (WCTI) — The East Carolina University campus was eerily empty Wednesday just before lunchtime. The entire campus was placed on lockdown around 10 a.m. after reports of a man with a gun near campus came into police.That lockdown was lifted just before 1 p.m.

For nearly three hours, officials from ECU and Greenville Police in coordination with the Pitt County Sheriff’s Department searched the ECU campus for what they believed to be a man with a gun.

The initial report of a gun came from footage seen from a traffic camera, Greenville Police Sgt. Carlton Williams said.

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