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Police standoff near Princeton University campus ends

Posted: 11:45 AM, Mar 20, 2018
Updated: 2018-03-20 21:44:44-04
Police standoff near Princeton University campus ends

Police surrounded a Panera Bread near the Princeton University camps after a gunman was reported to be inside. According to New Jersey Attorney General's office, police shot the gunman dead. 

According to the Princeton University alert page, two campus buildings near the restaurant were evacuated as a precaution. 

Classes are currently not in session, as Princeton is on its spring break.

The standoff continued from the lunch hour into the late afternoon. 

The identity of the deceased man is being withheld pending notification of family members. No further details of the shooting are being released at this time due to the ongoing investigation.