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3 dead after attack at Wyo. community college

2 years ago Friday, November 30, 2012 9:38:51 AM CST November 30, 2012 Friday, November 30 2012 Nov 30, 2012 in News
Source: Associated Press

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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