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ISU Police: Campus is safe and regular activities are resuming in Ames, Iowa

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AMES, Iowa (AP) -

Information posted on Iowa State University Police Department Facebook page:

UPDATE: Campus is safe and regular activities are resuming.

Ames police attempted to make a traffic stop on a vehicle and were subsequently led on a pursuit that entered Central Campus.

The suspect vehicle rammed multiple police vehicles. An Ames Police Officer fired on the vehicle.

The suspect was taken to Mary Greeley Medical Center.

If you witnessed this incident, please call the Ames Police Department at 515-239-5133. Thank you for your cooperation.

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Gunshots were reported on the Iowa State University campus in Ames, and officials say a suspect is in custody.

Iowa State University police say on their Facebook page the incident happened Monday morning after Ames police attempted a traffic stop on a pickup and a chase ended on the ISU campus. The pickup driver rammed police cars and an Ames police officer fired at the truck. The driver is hospitalized. No students were injured.

The university says campus activities have resumed. The incident occurred at about 10:30.

The Iowa State Daily, the university's student newspaper, reports an alert was sent to ISU students and staff at 10:55 a.m. saying the threat was over.

The newspaper reports Warren Madden, the university's senior vice president, says police indicate the pickup was stolen.

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Gunshots were reported on the Iowa State University campus in Ames, and officials say a suspect is in custody.

Iowa State University police say the incident happened Monday morning on central campus as part of a vehicle chase by Ames police. There are no reports of injuries.

The university posted on its website there is no threat to the community. Police say people should avoid an area that is cordoned off.

The Iowa State Daily, the university's student newspaper, reports an alert was sent to ISU students at 10:55 a.m. saying the threat was over.

The Iowa State Daily reports Warren Madden, the university's senior vice president, says police told him the pickup truck involved in the incident was stolen.

Ames is about 35 miles north of Des Moines.

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