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'Specific Threat To Shoot Persons' On UMN Campus Reported

Posted on AllSides January 11th, 2024
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MINNEAPOLIS — The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities encouraged employees to work from home Thursday after authorities said someone threatened to shoot people on the campus. Around 7:30 a.m. Thursday, the University of Minnesota Police Department said it received "a specific threat to shoot persons on the TC campus from Joseph Mark Rongstad." Rongstad, 41, was described by police as standing 6 feet tall and weighting 195 pounds. Rongstad has brown hair, and hazel eyes. No clothing or vehicle description is available. "UMPD will have extra officers on campus with partner...

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