Indiana College on Lockdown after Double Homicide
CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. (CBS INDIANAPOLIS) – A Indiana college is on lockdown in connection to a double homicide in the town of Zionsville.
Classes at Wabash College were canceled Wednesday, and the school is on lockdown.
Local police have begun searching campus buildings. The shelter in place order remains in effect.— Wabash College (@WabashCollege) February 17, 2016
According to Boone County Sheriff Nielsen, the suspect in the double homicide is Lucius Oliver Hamilton III. Hamilton, 61, is a Wabash employee, and he was last seen driving a white 2013 Dodge van with Indiana Wabash license plate WA25. He checked out the van from Wabash College at about 9:30 a.m.
Hamilton is six feet tall and weighs approximately 190 pounds. He has gray hair and brown eyes. According to the Wabash College website, Hamilton is a senior major gifts officer.
The Crawfordsville Police advised Wabash students, faculty and staff to remain indoors and in place. Classes are canceled for the day.— Wabash College (@WabashCollege) February 17, 2016
His direction of travel is unknown, but police do not believe he is near Wabash College at this time. The college is under lockdown as a precaution, and students, faculty, and staff are being told to remain indoors and in place. He is considered armed and dangerous; if you see him, call 911 immediately.