YOUNGSTOWN — Police at Youngstown State University lifted the lockdown of campus buildings after a man suspected of displaying a handgun on campus turned himself in.
University police lifted the lockdown at 1:13 p.m. and said classes would resume at 3 p.m.
The suspect has not been identified.
Campus buildings had been locked down for almost two hours, after the initial alert was issued at 11:31 a.m.
Officials in the university's security department said the suspect remains at large just after noon, and the YSU campus and St. Elizabeth Medical Center have been placed on lockdown.
A security department official said the suspect presented a weapon on campus to another person, then fled on foot. No shots were fired and no one was injured.
The suspect is not a YSU student, the official said.
In a Facebook post, police described the suspect as a black male wearing a red hooded sweatshirt with red and white lettering. The man had his hair in dreadlocks and had a black backpack.
Police have identified the suspect's identity, but have not released a name.
The suspect was last seen near the school's recreation center. Police are sweeping the campus in a search for the suspect.
In the initial alert, police ordered students and staff to lock all exterior and office doors, and told those on campus to shelter in place.
This story will be updated as events develop.