Updated as of 7:53 p.m. on Dec. 7 to include more detail from Elon University campus police.
According to Elon University campus police officer Nick Anders, Elon campus police received multiple reports about an active shooter in Mill Point Station around 6 p.m. Dec. 7.
Anders was first on scene and said the reports appear to be just rumors.
“There doesn't appear to be any kind of disturbance whatsoever,” Anders said. “Luckily it appears to be a false alarm.”
Elon News Network was the first to report these rumors to campus police, who said they had received multiple reports afterward.
Anders also said police are still investigating the source of the rumor, but an E-Alert was sent out at 6:55 p.m. reporting that the active shooter rumor is false.
"There was no shooting and no type of violence committed at Mill Point or anywhere nearby," the E-Alert message read. "Please understand and share that we are on scene and there has been no act of violence committed and the area is secure."
Anders encourages anyone with information regarding the origin of the rumor to contact campus police at 336-278-5555.