Kentucky College locked down after shooting near campus

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Monday, November 21, 2011 - 2:01pm

BEREA, KY (FOX8) - Berea College in central Kentucky was put on lockdown as authorities searched for a suspect in a shooting nearby that killed one person and left another injured.

Berea Police Capt. Ken Clark said police in the Louisville area took a 27-year-old man into custody after a brief standoff Monday. Charges are pending.

Clark said officers were dispatched at 7:12 a.m. Monday to an apartment near Berea College and found one person dead and another injured. Their names were not immediately released.

Clark said police believe an altercation late Sunday at the residence is connected to the shooting.

Berea College spokesman Tim Jordan said the school was locked down as a precautionary measure.
 

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