Active shooter false alarm prompts police presence at Oklahoma dental school

The Oklahoma City Police Department confirmed they were given a false alarm of a possible active shooter at the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry in Oklahoma City, ABC affiliate KOCO News 5 reported Feb. 9. 

Police were first alerted to the situation at 2:17 p.m., according to an OU Daily report. This led to a large law enforcement presence at the campus. Police then cleared the scene and said there was no indication of shots fired. 

The university issued an alert confirming the campus was all clear shortly after 3 p.m. and told people on campus that it was safe to come out of shelter.

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