People on the Amherst College campus are being asked to seek shelter in a locked building while police conduct a search south of campus Amherst College on lockdown amid search for person with a gun Amherst College on lockdown, police searching for person with gun AMHERST, Mass. (WWLP) - The lockdown at Amherst College has been lifted and police have located the individual they say had a gun Wednesday night. Amherst College tweeted just before 9:30 p.m, alerting the community to take shelter in a locked building while state and local police searched for a “potentially suicidal person” with a gun. Amherst College said, "We believe the individual is not associated with the college." Amherst Police, campus and State Police searched the woods south of campus for the person, who was located, causing the shelter-in-place to be lifted after 11:10 p.m. Wednesday night. AC Alert: Amherst, State and ACPD are searching the woods south of campus for a potentially suicidal person with a gun. Please take shelter in a locked building until further notice. We have no further info at this time, but will post more as soon as details are available. — Amherst College (@AmherstCollege) March 14, 2019 Amherst College said further information about the incident will be released shortly. The campus is located at 220 South Pleasant Street in Amherst. EDIT UPDATE: AC Alert Update: Amherst PD has located the individual. The shelter-in-place order is lifted. An email to the community will follow shortly.