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UMN receives outside shooting threat to campus

Posted on AllSides January 11th, 2024
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The University of Minnesota public safety received a threat Thursday morning from a six-foot-tall man with brown hair and hazel eyes to shoot people on the Twin Cities campus. The suspect in question is 41-year-old former Watson, Minnesota mayor Joseph Mark Rongstad. The University’s Public Safety Department asked all employees deemed non-essential to work from home after checking in with their supervisor. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to stay clear of campus until this situation is resolved. Despite the urge to stay home, all campus buildings are open with...

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