ARKANSAS — Police took a man at Arkansas State University into custody Thursday after the suspect allegedly drove onto campus with a weapon and crashed his car.
Man in custody at ASU. Officers in process of securing vehicle now.
— Jonesboro PD (@jonesboroarpd) December 10, 2015
No shots were fired, and there were no reports of any injuries.
The individual with a weapon has been surrounded by police. No shots have been fired, no reported injuries.
— Arkansas State (@ArkansasState) December 10, 2015
The school remained on lockdown.
Active shooter on campus with weapon. Get in a safe place and lockdown. Not a drill.
— Brooks Jones (@brooksjones33) December 10, 2015
A spokesman said that the man drove onto campus and crashed his vehicle into a barrier. He described the suspect as a white male.
A green pickup parked on grass was believed to be related to the incident.
Arkansas State University is in Jonesboro, roughly 70 miles northwest of Memphis, Tennessee.