Jan 11, 2016 2:15 PM by News Staff
Shasta College officials lifted the campus lock down just after 1 p.m. Monday.
Administrators sent notification that the lock down had been a precautionary measure designed to protect the campus community after a shooting suspect was spotted in the area.
Law enforcement said they searched the area without incident. It was determined that the area is now safe, and campus has reopened.
Shasta College Main Campus is on lock down Monday after college officials were notified that a fleeing suspect was thought to be in the area.
Law enforcement officials notified the school that a suspect in connection to a shooting in Bella Vista, north of the campus, had fled south and was near the school, according to a Shasta College news release.
The suspect is described as a white male, 25 to 30 years old, wearing all black clothing.
College officials directed all people on campus to remain in buildings until further notice.
Classes are set to bring January 19.
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