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Police investigate reports of man with weapon near EWU

Calls had individual with two guns at STA bus stop, near Wren Pierson and Mason Jar


Eastern Washington University and Cheney School District facilities were placed in temporary lockdown as law enforcement searched the area for a possible armed individual last Thursday afternoon.

EWUPD Lt. Jay Day said they received a report of a white male, wearing khaki pants and a black shirt and black hat and carrying two handguns, one on his hip and the other in a hand, walking near the Spokane Transit Authority bus stop at Elm and C streets at approximately 3 p.m. on May 3. The public was alerted via social media, and occupants of nearby campus buildings were advised to shelter in pla...

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