08/20/2014 12:31 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Cal State San Marcos Locked Down Following Reports Of Armed Man On Campus (UPDATED)

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UPDATE: Aug. 20, 12:40 p.m. -- University of California San Marcos police lifted a campus lockdown order after making contact with a suspect, who they said was not armed.

San Diego County Sheriff's deputies responded to reports of an armed man on the campus of Cal State San Marcos, according to NBC San Diego.

Deputies received reports of a man with a long gun around 9 a.m. local time, according to the station.

Classes are not in session, but university police have ordered anyone present to shelter in place:

A description of the suspect was tweeted from the university's official account:

The university is located approximately 35 miles north of San Diego.

This is a developing story.

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