Shelter-in-place at Hamilton College lifted

Update: All clear. Law enforcement has secured Kirner-Johnson and all buildings in the area. The shelter in place is now lifted.

Hamilton College in Clinton has issued a shelter-in-place order due to the presence of an armed assailant in the Kirner-Johnson building.

Police are currently investigating the situation on campus. The authorities were alerted to the suspicious activity at the college shortly before 6 p.m.

Kirner Johnson is currently under threat of a potential shooting as indicated by a post on social media.

In response, various law enforcement agencies are conducting a thorough search of the premises and surrounding buildings.

At present, there have been no sightings of an active shooter. It is advisable for all individuals on campus to remain in their current location and take necessary precautions until further notice.

People present on campus are recommended to remain indoors, secure the doors, avoid windows, and keep their phones on silent until they receive an “all clear” notification from the police or campus administration.

This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.

Shelter-in-place at Hamilton College lifted

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