University Police (UP) arrested a man involved in a road rage incident at the LeRoy Collins Parking Garage on Thursday, according to a media release by UP.
Police were made aware of the road rage incident on the Tampa Campus around 8:30 a.m., the release said. The two vehicles involved ended up at the parking garage located across from the library, according to the email.
The suspect, whose name has not been confirmed by UP, pointed a gun from his vehicle at a second driver at the parking garage before driving away, according to the email.
The man was arrested at his home with the assistance of the Temple Terrace Police Department, according to the email.
Students received an alert at 8:54 a.m. through the USF SAFE app warning those nearby to avoid the area and take protective measures. A final alert was sent at 10:16 a.m. saying the issue had been resolved, but provided no additional information.
Possessing a gun on campus is illegal in Florida, according to Florida Statute 790.115.
No injuries were reported, according to UP.
UP said there is no ongoing threat to the university, but the incident is under investigation.
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