CAMBRIDGE (CBS) – Harvard University has lifted a “shelter in place” order after there was a report of a man with a gun in the area of the Smith Campus Center Thursday afternoon. A man and a woman have been arrested in connection with the incident.
Harvard Alert: The individual has been apprehended and is in custody. The shelter in place is lifted.
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Cambridge Police said a man reportedly lifted his shirt and showed a gun in his waistband after an argument with a group of men near 36 JFK Street.
Police searched the area and found the suspects in Central Square. They have been identified as 28-year-old Chayanne Velazquez of Dorchester and 25-year-old Stephanie Ford of Lynn. Police found a gun inside Ford’s backpack.
Velazquez was arrested for assault with a dangerous weapon and carrying a firearm without a license. Ford was arrested for carrying a loaded firearm without a license.