The University of Central Florida issued two urgent Shelter In Place notices to students late Friday night.

The alert ordered students to stay in place, away from windows and doors, and secure the building. Shortly after midnight Saturday morning, UCF Police tweeted an update to the alert:


The account stated that rumors of a shooting are inaccurate.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office reported a call for Mutual Aid on West Plaza Drive, where Towers 1 is located, shortly after 11 p.m.

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“UCF Alert: SHELTER IN PLACE! Seek shelter immediately in nearest building, away from doors and windows. Remain indoors and secure the building.”