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2 Dead in Attack at Community College in Wyoming

Two people were killed Friday morning in an attack at Casper College, a community college in Casper, Wyo., the Casper Star-Tribune reported. Police officials said two people were dead at the college’s Wold Physical Science Center and another was dead at a different location in the city. The police arrived at the science center shortly after 9 a.m. local time, and the college was locked down. No suspects are at large, say the police. The victims have not been identified. The Star-Tribune article included a secondhand report that the attack involved a bow and arrow, but the local police chief “wouldn’t identify what weapon or weapons were involved, although he said no firearms were used,” the newspaper said. The police have lifted the lockdown, according to a message on the college’s Twitter account, though the college said in a later message that no one would be permitted to enter the science building until the police investigation had concluded.

Update (11/30/2012, 5:15 p.m.): The police said that one of those killed at the college was a faculty member and the other was the suspect, who committed suicide, the Star-Tribune reported. The motive for the killings was unclear.

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