Howard U campus cleared after active shooter scare

Reports of an active shooter are over at Howard University during Homecoming Week.

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - Metropolitan Police Department has given the all clear after a report of an active shooter in the vicinity of Howard University Tuesday afternoon. 

Police said nothing was found on campus. 

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According to authorities, officers swept the campus after Howard University received an anonymous tip of a potential shooter at the school.  

Classes have been canceled for the rest of the day, Howard University officials said. Homecoming will go on as planned. 

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