Casper College locked down after shots reported

By: AP
By: AP

Casper, WY (AP) - Casper College was locked down briefly Wednesday after a report of shots fired nearby.

Casper police Sgt. Lyle Berg says reports came in just after 4 a.m. of six to nine shots fired somewhere near the college campus. He says officers investigated but didn't find any sign of a shooter or any gunshot damage.

Just a year and a half ago, 25-year-old Christopher Krumm shot his college instructor father with an arrow in a classroom at Casper College.

Krumm killed his father with a knife before fatally stabbing himself. Earlier, Krumm had fatally stabbed his father's girlfriend at a nearby home.

Wednesday's lockdown began around 6:30 a.m. and lasted half an hour. Police say they wanted to keep any shooter out of campus buildings.

Berg says the investigation is continuing.

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