Officials: No active shooter at university in Elizabeth City

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Officials say there was no active shooter at a university in northeast North Carolina on Wednesday.

Mid-Atlantic Christian University said in a news release dispatchers in Pasquotank County received two calls just before 10:30 a.m. regarding a possible shooter on or near the school’s campus.

Officers from Elizabeth City responded to the scene, along with deputies from Pasquotank County and troopers with North Carolina Highway Patrol. 

The campus was placed on lockdown as authorities investigated the reported threat. It was later determined there was no active shooter, the university said.

Classes were set to resume at 2 p.m.

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