By Farris Willingham, Editor-in-Chief
University police released information about an on-campus arrest that happened during a lockdown Sept. 23.
Oklahoma City police arrested Sean Faherty, a suspect in a shooting at Westview Apartments, 1601 N.W. 30 St.
Faherty fled the incident at about 3:30 p.m., running toward the university, and entered Tom and Brenda McDaniel University Center.
The OCUPD dispatcher on duty issued a campus alert for a campuswide lockdown at about 3:50 p.m.
Once inside the university center, Faherty asked a student where he could find a payphone, as he waited to take an elevator downstairs.
OCU and Oklahoma City police officers searched the building and found and arrested Faherty, but not before taking a student fitting his description into custody.
Read more about how Oklahoma City police detained a student here.
During the initial investigation, the suspect told officers that he hid the handgun from the shooting near the 1600 block of N.W. 29th Street.
The shooting victim lived at Westview Apartments with his girlfriend, according to a police report. Following the shooting, he was treated and released from the hospital, the police report read.
OCUPD ended the lockdown at about 4 p.m. No students were reported injured.