ARMED SUBJECT near Russell House. Seek safe shelter. Obey officials. Check http://www.sc.edu/CarolinaAlert for more info.
An armed subject has been observed near the area of the Russell House running toward Thomas Cooper Library holding a black in color pistol. Police are circulating the area.
The subject is described as a white male wearing a white shirt and shorts.
University of South Carolina emergency personnel and public safety officials are on the scene.
Additional safety information can be found at www.sc.edu/carolinaalert/procedures_shooter.shtml.
Please monitor www.sc.edu/CarolinaAlert, and local media for more information and updates.