Texas’ North Lake College on lockdown with ‘active shooter’ inside: Reports

Uddipta Das
The Irving Police Department issued an alert through micro-blogging site Twitter in which they mentioned an 'active shooter' and asked people to avoid the area.

Irving May 3: Northlake College, a Dallas-area community college said it is on lockdown following reports of an intruder, who is expected to be possibly armed. As per latest reports, the college issued an alert late on Wednesday morning and asked the students to barricade themselves in the nearest rooms

Soon, the Irving Police Department issued an alert through micro-blogging site Twitter in which they mentioned an ‘active shooter’ and asked people to avoid the area. However, it is still unknown if the shooter has been nabbed or not. Neither the motive nor the identity of the intruder is also known yet.

According to The Republic, the College after issuing the alert to students late Wednesday morning told them to barricade themselves in the nearest room and wait for further instructions from police.

There is no further comment on this from the Irving PD.


Situated at Dallas’ suburb of Irving, North Lake College is a two-year school.

More information awaited.