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Police: Campus incident ends with one arrest, no injuries

A shelter-in-place order was lifted after investigators secured the site.

By Public Affairs

A black and white photo of the top of the UC Berkeley campanile, taken from the ground.

A view of the UC Berkeley campanile.

Keegan Houser/UC Berkeley

There was an altercation in Lower Sproul Plaza earlier this evening (Friday, Feb. 9). After the altercation, one individual produced a weapon and shot several rounds into the air at approximately 8:40 p.m. This was a lone actor, and there were no victims or additional shooters. 

Police were already en route to the altercation and the suspect was quickly detained at 8:41. 

Police searched and cleared the area. A shelter-in-place order for the area was lifted at 9:50 p.m. There will be additional police on campus tonight.