No active shooter found after dorm sweep at US Air Force Academy

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Authorities Friday night said no active shooter was found at the U.S. Air Force Academy Friday night after the Academy received reports of one on its grounds.

“Law enforcement has completed a search of the dorms on Air Force Academy grounds. No injuries and no active shooter,” the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office tweeted.

The Academy tweeted earlier that it had received reports of an active shooter.

“We received reports of active shooter on Academy grounds. There are no confirmation of shots fired. Security forces are sweeping the area.”

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office tweeted earlier that it was investigating shots fired and that military personnel were clearing dorms: “Mil personnel & LE are clearing dorms including knocking on doors to check on cadets on USAFA. No reported injuries or shots fired.”