Jefferson Community College in Kentucky Locked Down After Reports of Shooting [Update]

By Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.
October 9, 2015 Updated: October 9, 2015

Reports on Friday afternoon say that Jefferson Community College in Kentucky was locked down due to an active shooter.  Reports a few minutes later said officials gave the all clear and lifted a lockdown that was imposed on the campus.

According to WAAY TV, “The all-clear has been given at a Kentucky campus, after a report of an active shooter. Jefferson Community and Technical College sent out a message to students saying there was a violent incident shortly before 4 p.m. Eastern Time.”

Officials haven’t disclosed any information at this time, as the report notes.

It’s the third time on Friday of an active shooter situation on a college campus in the United States.

Photos uploaded to Twitter show emergency personnel on he scene at Jefferson Community College, located in Louisville.

Local stations WAVE 3 and WLKY in Louisville reported that “multiple agencies” have responded to the situation.

 

Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.