Lockdown at VIU Nanaimo Campus
The situation at the VIU campus in Nanaimo is all clear folllowing a lockdown this morning.
The University’s Nanaimo campus was locked down and an advisory had been issued telling students to “Shelter in Place” following unconfirmed reports of a student with a hand gun just before 10:30.
Nanaimo RCMP’s Gary O’Brien says they have officers on campus investigating.
After half an hour of searching no one matching the description of the suspect was located and the decision was made to lift the lockdown and resume normal activities on campus.
Nanaimo RCMP will be reviewing surveillance tapes and speaking with witnesses to the incident.
If anyone has information they are asked to contact the Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or Crime Stoppers.