MCC Cancels Lockdown After Report Of Man With Automatic Weapon Near Campus

CLINTON TOWNSHIP (WWJ) – Reports of a man with an automatic weapon near the center campus of Macomb Community College Tuesday night had the campus on lockdown for several hours.

Just after 9 p.m. police telling WWJ that no suspect had been found and the campus was canceling the lockdown warning with plans for classes to resume Wednesday as scheduled.

Around 6 p.m. the college put a notice on their website that read:

“There has been a report of a man carrying an automatic weapon near the wooded area at Center campus. Center Campus is on lockdown until further notice. If you are currently on campus, please seek shelter immediately. If you are not on campus, do not come to campus. Additional details to follow.”

The Macomb County Sheriff’s Department, Clinton Township Police, MSP, Sterling Heights police all took part in the search for the subject — using tracking dogs and support from above in helicopters using thermal imaging to try to locate the man.

The center campus is located at 44575 Garfield Road, Clinton Township.

Stay tuned to WWJ Newsradio 950 and LISTEN LIVE for updates on this story.

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