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Ferrum College issues "all clear” after campus lockdown

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Published: Apr. 21, 2021 at 2:20 PM EDT
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UPDATE: Authorities at Ferrum College have issued an “all clear” notice. The college said people may resume normal activities.

Ferrum said no injuries have been reported, but campus police are still investigating.

EARLIER: Ferrum College is asking its community to shelter in place while authorities investigate a shots-fired report near the Hillcrest Apartments.

The college initiated lockdown procedures around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. An official with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office said there is “no known active shooter,” but that members of the office were assisting with the investigation with Ferrum College PD.

The college said it would provide updates through the RAVE alert system.

If you have any information on the incident, contact campus police at 540-365-4444.

Hillcrest Apartments is identified by the number 22 on Ferrum's campus map.
Hillcrest Apartments is identified by the number 22 on Ferrum's campus map.(Ferrum College)

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