A magazine filled with live ammunition prompted a lockdown at a Colorado Springs high school.
“We are increasing the number of public safety patrols around campus, all of campus, but in particular, the residence halls,” college official Michael Graca said.
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According to ISU Department of Public Safety head Michael R. Newton, the campus has responded by increasing opportunities for safety-related training and education, as well as expanding the hours that “safe rides” – free rides from public safety escorts – are offered.
The university released a statement Sunday saying that the Rock was painted "to communicate hate," and that the messages, "which are hurtful and threatening to many members of our community, do not represent our Volunteer values."
Arkansas police and fire departments communicate through a statewide emergency radio system, and the city of Rogers is allowing its school district a designated line of its own to local police and fire.
The campus was placed on lockdown and students were kept away from the area, according to Peach. It is possible that students might have heard the gunshot, she said, but no students are believed to have witnessed what happened.
The shooting took place at about 12:15 p.m. Tuesday near the campus. Lamar High was placed on lockdown as a precaution, and nearby St. John’s School was also placed on lockout.