Possible suspect sighting prompted 2nd campus warning



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WASHINGTON (AP) — Catholic University of America and police officials say a second shelter-in-place order on the campus in 24 hours was prompted by a sighting of a person who resembled a man suspected of making threats the night before.

In an email to the campus community, President John Garvey said that a conversation with the man spotted Tuesday made it clear he "had every right to be on campus." Garvey says there's no concern about resuming normal activities Wednesday, but classes started late because schedules may have been upset.

He says D.C. police and the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force are investigating the incident that prompted the first order. Police Chief Cathy Lanier said Wednesday that a custodian reported Monday that a man with a gun made a threat about a bomb.

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