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Police: Apparent Murder-Suicide at Texas Community College

Roughly an hour after North Lake College in Irving, Texas, went on lockdown following reports of an “intruder,” police announced the campus had witnessed an apparent murder-suicide.

At 11:43 a.m. CST, North Lake College tweeted:

AT 11:48 a.m., the Irving Police Department tweeted:

The Associated Press indicated initial reports were of an “intruder, possibly armed.” These were followed by a school alert “to students late Wednesday morning telling them to barricade themselves in the nearest room and wait for further instructions from police.”

At approximately 12:47 p.m. CST, Irving Police tweeted the apparent murder-suicide:

Dallas News quoted Irving police spokesman James McLellan, who said “officers found two bodies in a building on campus. One of them was presumed to be the shooter, and the incident appeared to be a murder-suicide.”

North Lake College is part of the Dallas County Community College system. Their “Weapons (Firearms) Policy” makes clear that the school is a gun-free zone. The policy states:

Students shall not bring on College District property or to any college or College District-sponsored or -related activity any gun, weapon, simulated weapon, or any device identified below:

1. Razors;

2. Chains; or

3. Any other object, including school/college supplies, used in a way that threatens or inflicts bodily injury on another person.

AWR Hawkins is the Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and host of Bullets with AWR Hawkins, a Breitbart News podcast. He is also the political analyst for Armed American Radio. Follow him on Twitter: @AWRHawkins. Reach him directly at awrhawkins@breitbart.com.

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