Home / Public safety / University of Florida police talk security after Virginia Tech campus lockdown

University of Florida police talk security after Virginia Tech campus lockdown

By

The campus of Virginia Tech University was locked down Thursday when three children attending a summer camp said they saw a man holding what looked like a gun. The university issued an alert on its website at 9:37 this morning telling students and employees to stay inside and lock their doors. The Virginia Tech campus was the site of a mass shooting that killed 33 people in 2007. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo spoke with University of Florida Police Department  Captain Jeff Holcomb about the issue of campus security.

[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/newHolcomb.mp3]

About Steven Gallo

Steven is a reporter for WUFT News who may be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news @wuft.org

Check Also

‘Tired Of Releasing Balloons,’ 100 Attended Candlelight Vigil For Gainesville Mechanic Killed In Shooting

The community gathered near “the slab” at 1704 NE 8th Ave in remembrance of Montez Davis, East Gainesville’s latest gun violence victim. He was shot and killed outside the Eighth Avenue Food Store Saturday.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *