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Brief MATC lockdown lifted, suspect did not have gun, officials say

Milwaukee Area Technical College
Posted at 12:23 PM, Apr 22, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-22 13:46:25-04

MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee Area Technical College building went into lockdown Friday morning after a verbal altercation between several people escalated and officials believed one of them may have had a gun.

No gun was found, though. Officials went into lockdown around 11 a.m. as they notified Milwaukee police.

The fight happened in the S Building in their downtown campus. One person was taken into custody. Officials lifted the lockdown around 11:15 p.m.

The school's statement to the community does not say if the suspect and others involved in the fight were students or staff.

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