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Ohio’s game vs. Eastern Michigan cancelled due to gunman on campus

Ohio Bobcats's Cooper drives past Michigan Wolverine's Morgan during the first half of their men's NCAA basketball game in Nashville

Ohio Bobcats’s DJ Cooper drives past Michigan Wolverine’s Jordan Morgan during the first half of their men’s NCAA basketball game in Nashville, Tennessee March 16, 2012. REUTERS/Harrison McClary (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL)


Ohio’s scheduled game with Eastern Michigan has been cancelled due to the presence of a gunman on the campus.

This morning, there was a report of an armed robbery on campus. The campus was closed around noon when the gunman had yet to be apprehended, and around 2:00 p.m. ET, the university’s twitter feed sent out the following tweet:

The @ohiomensbball game has been canceled. The game will be rescheduled for a later date. @ohiobobcats

— Ohio University (@ohiou) January 30, 2013

According to Jason Arkley of the Athens Messenger, a woman was robbed at gunpoint for five dollars.

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