Roosevelt, CCC on lockdown for short period Wednesday afternoon

By Staff Reports
September 25, 2014

Roosevelt Elementary and Central Christian College were put on lockdown for a brief period  Wednesday afternoon.

According to a post on the McPherson Police Department Facebook page, at 1:55 pm Wednesday McPherson Police Department Officers were dispatched to the 1100 Block of South Elm St. in McPherson for a suicidal individual.

It was reported the individual was on foot in the neighborhood, and consequently, a grade school and college nearby were placed on lockdown for safety reasons.

Contact was quickly made with the individual south of the area, and the individual was placed in protective custody and transported for care and treatment.

The responding Officers also recovered a firearm and ammunition.