Cornell Police printed a criminal offense alert on Nov. 1 at 11:12 a.m. reporting the sighting of a person displaying a pistol close to campus at 9:44 a.m.
The incident occurred within the 500 to 600 block of College Avenue close to a few fraternity homes, the Redbud Cooperative home, the Cornell Veterans Home and the Roitman Chabad Middle. The Solar verified that there was no recognized direct menace to the middle or the encircling buildings.
The suspect was described as a college-aged, Asian male sporting all black clothes, together with a hoodie. He was reported to be holding a semi-automatic type handgun, in response to an Ithaca Police Division press launch. The suspect reportedly left in an unknown route. CUPD and IPD are nonetheless investigating the incident within the space, and Tompkins County Sheriff Deputies and the New York State Police additionally assisted within the investigation.
“Cornell and Ithaca Metropolis Police arrived on the scene and actively looked for the suspect. The search has been accomplished and the report is unfounded right now,” the report stated. “Police are nonetheless investigating and stay within the space. … Don’t strategy.”
The CUPD report inspired group members to report suspicious exercise to Public Security Communications at 607-255-111 or 911. IPD has requested members of the general public who have been within the space on the time of the report back to contact the Ithaca Police.
Replace Nov. 1, 4:40 p.m.: This story has been up to date to incorporate extra data on the filed report as supplied in an Ithaca Police Division press launch.