Tuesday, August 31, 2010

TTU's Johnson Hall Evacuated

Tennessee Tech University police are evacuating Johnson Hall to do a more thorough search of the building. That after a lockdown was ordered just before noon on Tuesday when someone reported seeing a person with bullets in a restroom inside the building. City and university police officers are stationed at the building. All classes in Johnson Hall are cancelled for the day and evening, and students are being advised to please avoid the area. Tech officials say they will be notified when an all-clear is issued. As of now, no reports of any altercations, incidents or threats have been made. The lockdown was initiated around 11:10 a.m. by University Police using the building’s internal public address system.