UPDATE: CGTC lockdown lifted after "active shooter" report

Shots fired at CGTC

UPDATE: An argument between two groups of men in Central Georgia Technical College's cafeteria is the likely cause of a lockdown at the Macon campus Monday morning.

Police were called to the school for a report of an "active shooter," campus officials said.

Prior to the call, two groups of men were arguing in the school's cafeteria, according to Lt. Randy Gonzalez of the Bibb County Sheriff's Office. He said the men stepped outside during the argument and that's when witnesses reported hearing three gun shots," Gonzalez said.

One shell casing was found on the scene. There were no reported injuries and no arrests were made.

It's not known if the men were students at the school which is located off of Eisenhower Parkway in Macon.



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UPDATE: Cambri Steadman, CGTC director of marketing and public relations, says the lockdown has been lifted following a sweep of the campus by campus police and Bibb Sheriff's deputies.

Steadman says police received a call for an "active shooter" at about 11 a.m. There were no reported injuries or arrests, she said.

Investigators also say they're not aware what prompted the reported gun fire.

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Central Georgia Technical College in Macon is under what they are calling a  "soft lockdown."

Lt. Randy Gonzalez of the Bibb County Sheriff's Office says they got a call around 11:25 a.m. about shots fired on campus on Eisenhower Parkway.

Then witnesses reported seeing a vehicle leave campus that may have been connected.

So far, there are no reports of injuries and no confirmation that shots were actually fired.

Around 12:25 p.m., the school said "The Macon campus is in lockdown and will remain in such status until a thorough sweep of all facilities is completed."

Although the school sent out a text alert warning people of an "active shooter," there is no confirmation that shots were actually fired on campus.

Check back with 13WMAZ.com for updates on this story today.

 

 

 


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