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UPDATE: UMass Boston Gunman Report Was Unfounded, Says State Police

Possible person with a firearm on campus.

The McCormack Building at UMass Boston is currently being evacuated. Photo Credit: WHDH, 7-NEWS
The McCormack Building at UMass Boston is currently being evacuated. Photo Credit: WHDH, 7-NEWS

By Liz Taurasi

Updated at 12:18 p.m.: Mass State Police is reporting the threat was a "false report." 

Original article: 

UMass Boston just issued an alert that the McCormack Building is being evacuated due to a possible person with a firearm.

Finals started this week at UMass Boston. 

People are being asked to avoid the area. Officials are now on scene.

Patch will bring you more information as it becomes available.

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