Update from GGC at 2:40 p.m. GGC campus has been cleared and is now closed. Heightened security will continue until authorities advise otherwise.
Update: GGC corrected that it is “close to campus” not “on campus.” WSBTV is reporting that a homicide took place close by and authorities are searching for the suspect.
Students from Georgia Gwinnett College have received an urgent message from GGC college in Gwinnett notifying them that the campus is on lockdown. An email and text alert sent out at 10:49 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015 reported that a violent crime occurred on or near campus.
Message read. “A violent crime has just occurred on campus that has caused campus police to close the campus. All staff and students are to shelter in place. Follow instructions from police and building staff. Be ready to move quickly when instructed. Go to the main GGC website for more information.”
The website keeps crashing. Follow updates on the GGC Facebook page.