[UPDATE 3/3 1:26p]: Suspect Patrick Casas plead guilty to Class C terrorizing. He will be on supervised probation for two years.

[UPDATE 3:33p]: U-Mary officials and the Burleigh County Sheriff's Department have confirmed that the lockdown has been lifted and a suspect is in custody.

[UPDATE 3:23p]: A spokesperson from the University of Mary released the following statement:

A threat has been identified, and all students, faculty and staff on campus are advised to take precaution and shelter in their room, classroom or current building.

[UPDATE 2:56p]: The Sheriff's Department has confirmed that they're looking for a student who made a threat, via social media.


According to the Bismarck Tribune, the Burleigh County Sheriff's Department is currently on the scene, investigating a threat sent in, via social media.