Police arrest suspect in shooting that locked down college
WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — Police have arrested a 19-year-old man who they say injured another man in a shooting that placed a Florida college on lockdown for several hours.
Officials at Rollins College issued a “shelter in place” alert on Monday afternoon. Several hours later, police in Winter Park found Jerad Christopher Vasquez hiding under a trailer in the area where the shooting occurred.
News outlets report Vasquez exchanged gunfire with police before his arrest.
The shooting happened less than a mile from Rollins College, which is north of Orlando.
Vasquez is being held on numerous charges and a lawyer isn’t listed on jail records.