Suspect taken into custody after ‘gun shot activity’ reported near Azusa Pacific University; Shelter-in-place order lifted


A person was taken into custody Sunday afternoon after gun shot activity was reported near the main Azusa Pacific University campus in Azusa, the college reported in a tweet.

The “police emergency” was reported about 12:38 p.m near the main campus, which is located at 901 E. Alosta Ave. in Azusa. APU tweeted that the emergency required “police action” and said there was a large police presence, but did not provide further details about what transpired.

In a tweet, university officials urged the public to be vigilant.

“Please shelter in place, stay indoors, and away from windows. Additional instructions to follow,” APU stated in a series of tweets.

At 2:45 p.m., university officials said the campus still “remains an active scene,” with the shelter-in-place orders still in effect. Shortly after, the university said a person had been taken into custody by the Azusa Police Department and the scene was cleared.

It’s unknown is anyone was wounded.

No other information was immediately released.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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