Gunshots Reported Near CSUN Dorms

Gunshots were reported near dorms at Cal State Northridge on Thursday afternoon, and now police are searching for two men.

Gunshots were heard near Lindley Avenue and Kinzie Street at 1:10 p.m., according to the LAPD.

Two men were seen running from the location, jumping fences in the area, police said.

Aerial footage showed four men detained by officers just south of Lassen Street at 2:20 p.m. Those men were questioned and released.

The university issued an emergency alert to students and faculty at 1:42 p.m. and said police are searching the area. Residents and students are being asked to avoid the area.

The campus is not on lockdown, according to university spokeswoman Carmen Ramos-Chandler.

The reported shooting happened just off campus in a student housing area called University Park Apartments.

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