U.S. College On Lockdown, Police Reporting 'Active Shooter'

May 03, 2017May 03, 2017

UPDATE AT 12:59 P.M. CENTRAL — The gunman has been found dead. Details can be found in our updated story.

Just days after a campus stabbing at the University of Texas at Austin, the lone star state is facing a new threat at one of its schools.

Police are reporting that an active shooter is on campus at Northlake College in Texas.

The Irving Police Department confirmed on Twitter that there is an active shooter at North Lake College, a two-year public community college located in the Las Colinas area of Irving with more than 10,000 students, according to ABC News.

They are asking people to avoid campus and have placed the school on lockdown.

Officials used Twitter to notify students to stay away from the area while they are responding.

We will bring you more information on this developing story as we get it. Please join us in praying for the students and first responders involved.

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