Students have been alerted to evacuate the library at the University of Central Florida in Orlando following reports of a “Middle Eastern” man or woman with a gun in the building.

Police reportedly have the library surrounded.

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UCF police say that the alert was issued in response to social media posts spreading word of “someone who appeared to be holding a gun in their hands and praying” being spotted in the building.

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An “accidental discharge”? That doesn’t sound good, particularly if reports of a woman with a gun turn out to be unfounded.

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So there was no Middle Eastern woman with a gun, but there was one confirmed gunshot.

Twitchy will continue to update this breaking news story as details become available.