Lockdown on Va. Tech campus after gunman possibly spotted

The campus of Virginia Tech, the site of a 2007 mass shooting that left 33 people dead, was under lockdown Thursday after juveniles attending a summer camp told authorities they had seen a man carrying what looked like a gun.

“Out of an abundance of caution, we are asking people to stay indoors for now,” Larry Hincker, associate vice president for university relations, said at a news conference.

The kids saw a man with something “covered with a cloth.” Probably an assault rifle. Or maybe a broom.

Authorities haven’t found anything.