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Shooting Near USC: Students Told To Shelter In Place While Police Search For Gunman (UPDATE)

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A shooting was reported late Friday night near the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.

According to the USC Emergency Information blog, the incident occurred in the area of the Lorenzo Apartments, a student housing community just north of the University Park campus. Students were urged to shelter in place and not open their doors to strangers.

The Daily Trojan, USC's student newspaper, is reporting that one victim was transported to an area hospital.

USC’s Dept. of Public Safety Deputy Chief David Carlisle told the Daily Trojan that the victim was not a student at the school.

The suspected gunman is still at large. He is described by police as a black male in his 20s, approximately 6 feet tall and 160 to 180 lbs. The suspect was last seen wearing camouflage pants and hat, ATVN reported.

UPDATE: At 1:46 a.m., USC issued another alert noting it was "safe to resume normal activities."