Rollins College on lockdown after shooting near campus

September 17, 2018

WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — A lockdown has been lifted at a Florida college following a shooting near campus.

Rollins College issued a shelter-in-place notification Monday afternoon, and it was lifted several hours later. Students and faculty had been instructed to go into the nearest room and lock the door.

Winter Park police say they were investigating a shooting several blocks away from the college campus. No suspect was arrested, but investigators didn’t believe the shooter was anywhere near the college.

Winter Park is an upscale suburb of Orlando.

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