Stay In Place

Alert Type: Emergency

Start Time: Nov 18, 2019 @ 5:03pm

End Time: Nov 18, 2019 @ 5:56pm

At approximately 5:03pm Campus Safety received reports of what sounded like gunfire near campus. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department was already in the area and began to investigate. Initial reports suggest an incident involving gunfire occurred on 129th St s.

At 5:56pm After an extensive search of the area the Pierce county Sheriff’s Department has confirmed that the subjects associated with the incident fled the area immediately following the conflict. The incident appears isolated and there is not a danger to the campus community. There is no indication that involved parties are associated with PLU.






  • Nov 18, 2019 @ 5:22pm
    Police investigation is still underway, but all indications are that involved subjects have left the area. Stay in Place will remain in effect until further conclusions are drawn and communicated to Campus Safety by PCSD.
  • Nov 18, 2019 @ 5:30pm
    PCSD is still conducting checks of the area. Stay in place remains in effect.
  • Nov 18, 2019 @ 5:56pm
    The Pierce County Sheriff's Department has given the all clear. The suspects are confirmed as having fled the area. Stay in Place is lifted.