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MUPD investigating report of shots fired

June 7, 2016

3:40 p.m.

The emergency alert situation is all clear.

3:36 p.m.

University of Missouri Police are currently investigating a report of shots fired. Police officers have determined that a weapon was accidentally discharged in the loading dock of Plaza 900, a dining hall located at 900 Virginia Ave.

At this time, police officers have no additional safety concerns and are working to clear the scene.

We will update this website as additional information is confirmed. Please check here for official information. Please do not distribute unconfirmed information or rumors or post or pass along rumors on social media outlets. Safety is the university’s top priority and we are working hard to assure that the campus remains safe while information is obtained and confirmed.


This is the official University of Missouri emergency alert website. Whenever an emergency occurs that affects the university community, this website will be updated as quickly as possible with the most current, confirmed information. Please check here for official information. So that phone systems do not become overloaded, please do not call MUPD as they are working hard to confirm facts and maintain the safety of the campus. We are in touch with them as they work through the process and will update this website as quickly as information is received and confirmed.

Please do not distribute unconfirmed information or rumors or post or pass along rumors on social media outlets. Safety is the university's top priority, and we are working hard to assure that the campus remains safe while information is obtained and confirmed.

Students, please call your parents to assure them that you are safe. Thank you.