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.