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Reported Shooting At OU Calls 'Guns On Campus' Into Question

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Heavily armed police responded to campus and searched the area around Gould Hall for a shooter. Heavily armed police responded to campus and searched the area around Gould Hall for a shooter.
NORMAN, Oklahoma -

Wednesday had people thinking of Virginia Tech, most recently Purdue from Tuesday, but thankfully, there were no shots here at the University of Oklahoma.

"OU Police what's your emergency? Yes, I'm in Gould Hall and heard a noise that sounded like a gunshot"

Three minutes after that 911 call, President David Boren says text alerts were sent and the first officers arrived on scene.

1/22/2014 Related Story: OU President: No Evidence Of Shooting On Norman Campus

Now, four hours after the official ‘all clear' was given, the university is still trying to determine exactly where that noise came from. Even though there was never a real threat, the university has no regrets in alerting the campus of shots fired.

Boren is now saying loud and clear, people who support the idea of allowing guns on campus should look at today as a reason why they should change their minds.

"I think the most unwise thing in the world we can do is put guns in the hands of all people on campus," Boren said.

"How do the police have a way of identifying who's trying to be a vigilante or not? So I think the most dangerous thing is that those people might be waving weapons and get shot."

Everything is back to normal. Classes were not canceled this evening.

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