MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Classes resumed at UW-Madison this morning. But, police say they still haven't found the man who tried provoking a deadly shootout with authorities last evening.
Campus Police Sergeant Jason Whitney says they don't believe Jesse Miller is on campus, but may be in the Madison area because of his local ties.
Police urged college students to stay home last evening. The university canceled night classes on the west end of campus and a soccer game that had been scheduled.
It began when the Dane County Crisis Center got a call shortly before five p.m. about a suicidal person on top of UW Hospital's parking ramp.
The person claimed to have a gun and wanted to be killed by a police officer.
Police received two more calls claiming there were shots fired near the hospital and there was a bomb threat at the hospital. Authorities believe those calls were hoaxes and made by Miller.
UW spokesman John Lucas says several mass e-mails were sent to students, faculty and staff and their Web site offered information. Lucas says there will be heightened security on the west side of campus today, where the hospital is located.