San Jose City College lockdown lifted; no gunman found

December 18, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
The San Jose City College campus was locked down for several hours Tuesday evening because of reports of a gunman on campus.

The campus was locked down at about 4:30 p.m. San Jose City College police and San Jose police spent the evening clearing the campus building by building. Police never located a gunman or anyone that had been injured or threatened. San Jose police say they are investigating the source of original the 911 call.

The school's 9,000+ students were alerted of the lockdown via text message through the school's emergency alert system. The system also notified teachers in classrooms.

Classes on the campus have been cancelled for the rest of the night but will resume Wednesday morning.