Macomb Community College lifts lockdown

Sarah Rahal
The Detroit News

Macomb Community College has lifted its lockdown after a three-hour search of its center campus Tuesday evening turned up no evidence of a person with a gun.

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At 6 p.m., the college issued a notice about a man carrying an automatic weapon near the wooded area at center campus, which is located in Clinton Township near Hall and Hayes.

Sean Patrick, a spokesman for Macomb Community College, said several police agencies searched the campus. 

Patrick said authorities were given a description of a suspect who was described as a white male with gray hair, camouflage clothing and a long gun. No shots were fired.