Gun-related incident resolved, campus all clear

Nicole Taylor

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On Thursday night, the Colorado State University Police Department was notified of a safety concern on campus involving a male suspect revealing a gun to a pedestrian.

The incident was reported to have occurred around 9:15 p.m. in the Moby Arena parking lot.


“The driver of the vehicle showed a gun to the pedestrian during a verbal exchange,” according to an email sent by CSUPD to the CSU community. “No one was injured in the confrontation.”

Students were alerted and informed of the safety concern and of the suspect’s vehicle description.

The suspect’s vehicle was described as a red Mazda CX5 or Nissan SUV, with license plate starting with “AC.” The vehicle was last seen heading east on Laurel Street.

According to the email, there were two males and one female present in the vehicle. 

The following morning on Jan. 22, the suspect saw the CSUPD alert that was sent out and called the police department.

They have been cooperating with the police department in the investigation and students were notified that “CSU (is) all clear,” according to the alert. 

Anyone with information regarding the incident is advised to call the Colorado State University Police Department at 970-491-6425.

Nicole Taylor can be reached at or on Twitter @nicoletaylor_32.