False Alarm: NC A&T Gunman was Actually Carrying an Umbrella
The following was shared via the school's Twitter profile:
UPDATE: #NCAT University Police Department says witnesses mistook a man carrying an umbrella for a man carrying a gun
— North Carolina A&T(@ncatsuaggies) April 12, 2013
Barely more than a week ago, we saw the same scenario at the University of Rhode Island. In that case, "An investigation revealed that 'at no time was there a gun or an active shooter on the campus,' Rhode Island State Police Captain Frank B. Castallone said."