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UPDATE: Black River Tech On Lockdown for Active Shooter


UPDATE:  9:24 AM:  BRTC Pocahontas campus is all clear.  The lockdown has been lifted.

UPDATE:  8:42 am:  BRCC has sent out a tweet continuing to advise people to avoid coming to the campus.  See below.

UPDATE:  Arkansas State Police Lt. Brant Tosh tells KAIT the report is a false alarm as of 8:26 am.  


Black River Technical College officials in Pocahontas are advising people to avoid going to campus due to unconfirmed reports of an active shooter.

The college has released Tweets and Facebook posts advising people to avoid the area as police are investigating the scene.  KASU has reached out to the Pocahontas Police Department who has said that the department has not received any alerts but do have officers on the scene.

KASU has been unable to receive any information from BRCC regarding the incident.  Please stay tuned to KASU for more details as this situation develops.