The ISU Police are investigating the report of a person armed with a handgun who was seen within the past 15 minutes in the Rhodes and Hines Hall areas.
He is described as a skinny black male, 5ft. 6 in. and 5 ft. 9 in. with long dreds wearing black basketball shorts. He was also carrying a red or black backpack.
ISU Officers are still gathering information.
Unconfirmed reports have provided information that the suspect has left campus. Officers are concentrating their search efforts north of campus.
Terre Haute Police are assisting with the search.
It is believed that the suspect was looking for a specific person over a personal matter though this is not confirmed.