Nearby shooting prompts lockdown of Ranken Technical College - KMOV.com

Nearby shooting prompts lockdown of Ranken Technical College

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ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Ranken Technical College’s St. Louis campus was on lockdown Tuesday after a man was shot nearby.

The college posted to Facebook that they were on lockdown around 12:20 p.m. due to a “potential life threatening emergency.”

According to police, the college went on lockdown after a 19-year-old was shot while riding his motorcycle in the 4400 block of Page. 

The shooting victim was conscious and breathing while being transported to the hospital.

Officials with the college said no students or employees were involved in the incident.

The lockdown was lifted shortly before 1 p.m.

No other information regarding the shooting has been released.

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