Pepperdine University – Calabasas Campus issued a automated call notifying of an active shooter presence on our Calabasas campus and instructing individuals to “run, hide, fight.”
However, there was a subsequent period of 10-15 minutes where no further information was provided before clarifying that it had been a mistake.
No active shooter at Calabasas campus, call to community was an error, according to Pepperdine automated message. “Please resume normal operations,” the automated message said.
The first call to the community went out at 9:47 p.m., stating there was an active shooter on the Calabasas campus. “Run, hide, fight,” the automated message said.
The LASD received a minimum of two 911 calls indicating the presence of an active shooter at Pepperdine campus.
The callers mentioned that they had not heard any gunfire or observed a shooter.
This threat for Pepperdine comes one day after the shooting at UNC, killing one faculty member.
This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.