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3 dead after attack at Wyo. community college

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Posted: Nov 30, 2012 11:38 AM
Updated: Nov 30, 2012 2:15 PM
Source: Associated Press

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The Casper police chief says three people are dead after an attack at a Wyoming community college.

Authorities said in a press conference that the suspect used a sharp-edged weapon, killed two people and committed suicide.

One of those killed was a faculty member. Authorities aren't identifying the suspect or those killed, except to two are male and one is female.

Police found two of those killed at a science building on the Casper College campus, and the third at another location about 2 miles away.

The attack occurred just before 9 a.m. Friday at the two-year community college. The campus was locked down after the attack, but the lockdown had ended by early afternoon.

Casper, population 56,000, is about 250 miles northwest of Denver.

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