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Armed man on Purchase College Campus

Around 8:30 pm last night (4/17/26)  2 men on an athletic field on the grounds of SUNY Purchase got into an argument with one of the men displaying a firearm after which he fled the area going into the woods.
SUNY Purchase campus Police were called as well as neighboring area Police and Westchester County Aviation.
After an exhaustive search was done they were unable to find the man.
There were no shots fired as earlier reported.
Even though the official word is the campus was NOT on lock-down students were told to shelter in place during the search and students who were trying to drive onto campus were not allowed in until around 11:30 pm.
The press briefing happened around 11:00 pm
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Man with a gun on Purchase College Campus

Yonkers Voice on the Scene ************ Around 8:30 pm last night (4/17/26) 2 men on an athletic field on the grounds of SUNY Purchase got into an argument with one of the men displaying a firearm after which he fled the area going into the woods.

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