Police arrest suspect after responding to reports of gunman at Philadelphia college

Police responded around 10.10am

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The Independent US

Police were called to Community College of Philadelphia on Tuesday morning for a report of a man with a gun on campus, according to authorities. A man was later detained at the scene, and no shots were fired.

Police responded around 10.10am to the college at 16th and Spring Garden Streets, CBS reported.

Police say the male suspect was inside the Bonnell Building located on 16th street. A witness told authorities that a man wearing a blue vest, red hoodie and grey sweatpants pulled a gun on him.

Authorities set up a staging area and a SWAT team was on the scene. 

The incident came a day after federal authorities warned of an unspecified threat to colleges in Philadelphia. 

 

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