Homicide

Delta State University in Mississippi says active shooter reported, campus on lockdown

  • A law enforcement officer stands watch as emergency vehicles clog a road adjacent to Delta State University after an active shooter was reported in Cleveland, Miss., Monday, Sept. 14, 2015. A school official says one person has died following a shooting at Delta State University, and the campus remains on lockdown after reports of an active shooter. (Courtney Warren/The Bolivar Commercial, via AP)

    A law enforcement officer stands watch as emergency vehicles clog a road adjacent to Delta State University after an active shooter was reported in Cleveland, Miss., Monday, Sept. 14, 2015. A school official says one person has died following a shooting at Delta State University, and the campus remains on lockdown after reports of an active shooter. (Courtney Warren/The Bolivar Commercial, via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Investigators are searching for Shannon Lamb, displayed in a digital photograph released by the Mississippi Department of Public Safety investigators to members of the media and held by a reporter, who they now consider a suspect in the death of Delta State University history professor Ethan Schmidt, Monday, Sept. 14, 2015, at the Cleveland, Miss., campus. AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

    Investigators are searching for Shannon Lamb, displayed in a digital photograph released by the Mississippi Department of Public Safety investigators to members of the media and held by a reporter, who they now consider a suspect in the death of Delta State University history professor Ethan Schmidt, Monday, Sept. 14, 2015, at the Cleveland, Miss., campus. AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)  (The Associated Press)

  • Delta State University students cross state Highway 8 under police escort to go to their dorms as the Cleveland, Miss., school remains under lockdown following the campus shooting of history professor Ethan Schmidt in his office in  Monday, Sept. 14, 2015. The highway runs through the northern part of the campus. Law enforcement continue to search for a another school employee in connection with the killing and the campus remained on lockdown in the afternoon. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

    Delta State University students cross state Highway 8 under police escort to go to their dorms as the Cleveland, Miss., school remains under lockdown following the campus shooting of history professor Ethan Schmidt in his office in Monday, Sept. 14, 2015. The highway runs through the northern part of the campus. Law enforcement continue to search for a another school employee in connection with the killing and the campus remained on lockdown in the afternoon. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)  (The Associated Press)

Delta State University officials say they have locked down their campus after there were reports of an active shooter on campus.

University spokeswoman Jennifer Farish confirmed that the lock down began Monday morning and that students, faculty and staff are being advised to take shelter.

The university's Twitter account says the active shooter was spotted near Jobe Hall.

Multiple law enforcement agencies are responding.

The 3,500-student university is in Cleveland, in Mississippi's Delta region near the Arkansas-Mississippi state line.