UPDATE: Officials say female reported gun fire at Valley Forge Military Academy. After hr lockdown, just determined it was bubble wrap @6abc— Jeannette Reyes (@6abcJeannette) September 12, 2016
Officials at Eastern University say a student who lives in The Village, the Eastern University rental apartments located on the Valley Forge Military Academy and College property, heard what was thought to be a gunshot and called 911.
The school was placed on lockdown for approximately an hour beginning around 6 p.m. Monday.
Valley Forge Military Academy by St David's golf club. All roads closed. pic.twitter.com/37ge23rzj5— Radnor Stuff (@RADNORTOWNSHIP) September 12, 2016
Police arrived on the campus with guns drawn, but soon realized there were no signs of an active shooter or shooting.
Cabrini University along with Eastern University were placed on lockdown due to the incident.
Cabrini University is no longer on lockdown. The situation at Valley Forge has been contained. Please resume all normal activities.— Cabrini University (@cabriniuniv) September 12, 2016
Eastern University alerted all on their St. Davids campus to remain indoors. Around 10 minutes later, they said the lockdown was lifted.