An investigation is underway after a shots fired call at Campus Crossings Apartments on North Rutherford Boulevard. Murfreesboro Police were called to the scene around 9 this (Monday) morning. An alert was sent out by nearby MTSU officials to students, staff and faculty. According to Murfreesboro Police, no one at the apartments were hit by fire. An investigation into the incident is underway.
This is the message that was sent out by MTSU:
Murfreesboro police received reports of shots fired at an off-campus apartment complex, Campus Crossings, at about 9 a.m. today. Suspects fled the scene and Murfreesboro police are continuing to investigate. Please be aware of your surroundings and take appropriate precautions. Report any suspicious activities to campus police at 615-898-2424.
If anyone has any information about these individuals or knowledge of this incident, they are urged to contact MTSU Police at 615-898-2424. If you have knowledge about this or any other crime, you may also contact CrimeStoppers at 615-893-STOP (7867).
All students are encouraged to remain aware of their surroundings, walk in well-lit areas and consider other personal safety tips found at the MTSU Police Department website, http://police.mtsu.edu. The website also has information about services offered by MTSU Police, including the Student Escort Program and the free MTSU Rave Guardian app, which turns a mobile phone into a "virtual escort" that connects directly to MTSU Police in case of emergency.
This timely warning notification is made in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act and the Higher Education Opportunity Act.