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"All Clear" After Shooter Threat Puts Rolla Campus on Lockdown

Officials at the Missouri University of Science and Technology issued an "all clear" after a suspected shooter put the campus on lock down Thursday morning.

Many students from the St. Louis area, including Town and Country and Manchester, attend Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla. Therefore, Patch is providing an update on the search for a gunman who campus officials said put the school on lockdown Thursday morning.

Officials at the university issued an "all clear" after a suspected shooter put the campus on lock down Thursday morning. School officials said in a press release that the person in question has been located and taken into police custody.

(Click here to read statements issued by the university - www.mst.edu.)

On its website, the university is reporting that no shots were fired on campus and no injuries reported, but as of 10 a.m., the university was still on lockdown. Students are advised to stay indoors until the "all clear" is given.

The University of Science and Technology (formerly known as University of Missouri Rolla) reported on its website just before 9 a.m. Thursday that a shooter was reported in McNutt Hall on campus. The university later reported the suspect had left campus, but the campus is still in the process of being secured.

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