Deadly shooting at Casper College

3 dead at or near Casper College in Wyoming

CASPER, Wyo. | November 30, 2012


Two people were killed in an attack Friday at Casper College in Casper, Wyo., and a third died in a related incident at a nearby location, police said.

Police Chief Chris Walsh said two people were killed at the school's Wold Physical Science Center, but he declined to specify what type of weapon was used and he did not provide details about the location of the off-campus death, the Casper Star-Tribune reported.

The newspaper said Walsh declined to address reports a bow and arrow were used in the attack but he said no firearms were involved.

Walsh said no suspects were at large.

College spokesman Rich Fujita had told the newspaper one person who was wounded in the incident was also a suspect.

Delina Barbosa, a student at the college, told the Star-Tribune she was in class at about 9:10 a.m. MST when a college employee told students they needed to evacuate immediately.

The campus was locked down for a time. The lockdown was lifted but students were advised to restrict their on-campus movements, the report said.

Natrona County School District officials put schools on lockdown as well, and the Wyoming Medical Center was on lockdown for about 30 minutes, the newspaper said.

Casper College said counselors would be available and employees not involved in the school's response to the attack were free to go home for the day.

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