No threat to Carthage College found, campus security says
Updated: 2:18 p.m. on Sept. 27, 2021
KENOSHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Carthage College says no evidence of an active shooter was present on campus Monday, Sept. 27. This, after authorities said there was a possible threat to the school.
According to Carthage College public safety, Kenosha police notified the school they apprehended a suspect following a traffic stop and foot pursuit that ended near campus.
Following that incident, a call was made to the police department inside the Straz Science Center indicating they believed there was an active shooter, giving police a specific location inside the building.
The Kenosha Police Department responded to the call, isolated the area, cleared the building, and did a thorough search. They found no evidence of an active shooter present or having been present on campus.
It was determined there was never a threat to the Carthage campus.
Published: 12:45 p.m. on Sept. 27, 2021
KENOSHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Kenosha County authorities are investigating after a report of a possible threat at Carthage College on Monday, Sept. 27.
The Kenosha County Sheriff's Department and Kenosha Police Department responded to the school, located on Alford Park Drive.
KSD Deputies are currently on campus at Carthage College after a traffic stop turned into a foot pursuit. The suspect is in custody. There is no threat to the community at this time. pic.twitter.com/bWXxSiH517— Kenosha Co Sheriff (@Kenosha_Sheriff) September 27, 2021
Carthage College sent out an alert that said shortly before noon, they were contacted by law enforcement notifying them that they were actively pursuing a suspect they believed was heading in the direction of campus.
The suspect was quickly apprehended prior to being on campus. The school says there was no threat to the campus community.
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