Wake Technical Community College Put on Lockdown Due to Armed Intruder
A community college in Raleigh, North Carolina, was under lockdown this morning because an armed intruder is supposedly on the school’s campus. The local sheriff’s office received a phone call at 9:00am this morning saying that a man with a gun was on Wake Technical Community College’s campus.
“No one is allowed in or off of Main Campus at this time,” a note on the school’s website said. “We will post more information as it becomes available.
An hour after the phone call was received, it was reported that the police had blocked the main entrance to the school. Luckily for morning commuters, the traffic near the school was not affected. Police deputies went to the campus and investigated the call.
The lockdown was lifted around 10:45am and classes are expected to resume again at 1:00pm EST today. Luckily, nobody was hurt in this incident.
Wake Technical Community College is a large school. It has five campuses and currently, more than 63,000 students attend the school.
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