Campus sheriffs draw guns on assault suspect

A Pierce College student was detained after police were alerted of possible gun threat in Parking Lot 1 on Monday, authorities said.

Sheriff Al Guerrero, who was posted on the Mall, was flagged down by a man yelling that there was a person with a gun.

“There was no weapon found,” Guerrero said.

The man suspected of havingĀ a gun was stopped in his vehicle by sheriffs who then drew their weapons in front of the Student Services Building around 3:45 p.m.

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