Dartmouth College Goes On Lockdown After A Shooting Near Campus

HANOVER, NH  (WBZ-AM)--Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH was locked down for two hours Friday night after a person was shot at the Christian Science Reading Room on School Street. 

The incident occurred at 9:50p.m. and the campus was put on lockdown after more shots were reported on campus. A statement posted by the college just before midnight states a gunman is at large describing the scene as active. At 12:35a.m. the shelter in place order was lifted.

Hanover police say they have investigated but found no evidence of other shots on the campus.  New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu tweeted  “State officials are aware of the developing situation at @Dartmouth in Hanover, and NH State Police are on site and have been directed to assist in any way possible.”

The reading room where the shooting took place, is part of the First Church of Christ Scientist and is located two blocks from the college. The victim's identity and condition is unknown but the College says they were not a student at the school. No suspect is in custody.

 

 
 

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