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Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 08/04/2011

Live coverage: Va. Tech press conference

Larry Hincker, a Va. Tech spokesman, and Va. Tech police chief Wendell Flinchum gave and update at 11 a.m. on a report that a gunman was seen on campus.

11:06 a.m.: Flinchum: The alert is still in effect. Officers are still searching the campus. No further sightings of the reported gunman.

11:07 a.m.:Hincker: Officers from many different jurisdictions are scouring the campus at this point.

11:08 a.m.: Flinchum: No one is currently in custody.

11:10 a.m.: Hincker: Probably only a few thousand students on campus at the moment, but no exact figure.

11:11 a.m.: Flinchum: Campus alert will remain in effect until further notice.

11:13 a.m.: Hincker: “Out of abundance of caution” the campus alert will remain in effect.

11:15 a.m.: The press conference is over.

By  |  11:08 AM ET, 08/04/2011

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