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Suspect in custody after MSU Denver Auraria Campus was placed on lockdown Tuesday

MSU Aurora Campus lockdown message 4/6/21 sent out at 4:25 p.m.
MSU Aurora Campus lockdown message 4/6/21 sent out at 4:25 p.m.(@MSUDenver/Twitter)
Published: Apr. 6, 2021 at 4:33 PM MDT|Updated: Apr. 6, 2021 at 10:37 PM MDT
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DENVER, Colo. (KKTV) - A college campus in Denver was placed on lockdown on Tuesday.

Denver Police were responding to a stabbing that happened near the light rail station on 5th Street, in close proximity to the MSU Denver Auraria Campus. A man was taken to the hospital, it isn’t clear if the victim has a connection to the Auraria Campus.

Police were reporting a suspect was in custody just before 5 p.m. and at the same time, the lockdown was lifted. The last time this article was updated there was no known threat to the community.

MSU responded to criticism after a message went out to students telling them to run, hid or fight if appropriate:

Just before 4:30 p.m. MSU Denver Tweeted the following in regards to the Auraria campus. An alert was also sent out to students and staff.

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