( University of Cincinnati ) - Police sent out a text message alert around 3pm Wednesday, warning people about a gun seen on campus.

"Alert: Person with gun reported on Vine in front of Proctor Hall. Stay out of area" the message read.

Just before 3:30, a new message went out saying "Update - police still searching area near Proctor Hall."

Police say a suspect was seen in the area and may have fled south on Short Vine.

At 3:45, Cincinnati Police District 4 stated there was "no active shooter."