Monday, November 4, 2013
Another College Lockdown
Emergency at Central Connecticut State U. SWAT teams there with shields and weapons drawn. Students told to stay in rooms. Local schools in lockdown. Hartford Courant coverage still vague, though with photos. Live TV here. Suspect or suspects in James Hall, someone with gun and/or knife--allegedly. No gunshots heard yet. No one hurt yet. Update: Person my be trapped in room and in negotiation with police. A former police officer says he saw him carrying handgun, backpack possibly with ammo. Others say also carrying long sword. Dressed in camouflage. Update #2: Suspect in custody. No shots, no injuries.
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