Baylor University issued a warning to students to shelter in place after a shooting at a student apartment complex.
The Waco Police Department reported a shooting at the Eastgate Apartments, located at 1912 South Fifth Street.
BAYLOR ALERT: Waco Police Department reported a shooting at the Eastgate Apartments at 1912 South Fifth Street. Stay away from the area and shelter in place.— Baylor University (@Baylor) October 3, 2019
According to the alert, students were urged to seek shelter immediately, and stay away from doors and windows.
BAYLOR ALERT: THIS IS NOT A DRILL. Dangerous Situation! Seek secure shelter immediately, away from doors and windows. (NOT WEATHER RELATED) More info to follow.— Baylor University (@Baylor) October 3, 2019
Baylor has lifted the shelter in place for students after receiving an all clear from Waco PD.
BAYLOR ALERT: The Waco Police Department has given the all clear. It is now safe to resume normal activities on campus.
— Baylor University (@Baylor) October 3, 2019
Police told 25 News at the scene they are following a blood trail in the area.
According to Baylor, witnesses observed suspects fleeing the area away from campus.
In a statement, Baylor confirmed the incident occured nearby campus, not on campus. It did not involve an active shooter on campus. An alert was issued "per Clery requirements for our campus community."