Man arrested after threatening woman with gun in her dorm

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- A 23-year-old man was arrested late Friday night, January 24th after he allegedly threatened a 20-year-old student with a semi-automatic firearm in her dormitory at Mount Mary University.

According to police, officers from District 7 responded to the scene after receiving a call from school security. Upon arrival, officers secured the safety of the 20-year-old student in the dormitory, and then began to search for the suspect.

Police say the 23-year-old suspect was arrested while walking in the 4100 block of N. 95th Street around 11:36 p.m. Officials say the suspect was in possession of a semi-automatic firearm at the time of the arrest.

According to police, the man and woman knew each from a prior personal relationship, the extent of which is currently unknown, and the man allegedly entered her room without her permission.

No one was injured in this incident and no shots were fired.

Police say this was not a random act and it appears that no one else was threatened.

No additional details have been released at this time -- and the incident remains under investigation.