Cornell University asking students to evacuate buildings immediately due to unknown threat #Ithaca l #NY Several buildings are being evacuated. Unconfirmed reports indicate bomb squad units have been spotted on campus. More information as it becomes available.
Cornell University Law School has been evacuated because staff and student shelters are in place. The emergency safety warning was issued this afternoon on the campus of Ivy League University in Ithaca, New York.
Around 2:20 pm Eastern Time, Cornell University in New York issued a tweet informing people to evacuate and avoid certain areas of the campus. The tweet read: “Cornell Alert: Evacuate and avoid law school, Godwin Smith, Upson Hall and Kennedy Hall.
Please do not call Cornell unless you have an emergency. police”. A second tweet was subsequently posted, which read: “CornellALERT: Evacuate the Ithaca campus and avoid law school, Godwin Smith, Upson Hall and Kennedy Hall.” A user responded to the university’s tweet, saying: “I heard from a student that there is a bomb threat around Godwin Smith and an active shooter at the law school. I am against Upson or Kennedy. I don’t know.” There is no confirmation report of what is happening.