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Appalachian State Gunman

Appalachian State University locked down all campus buildings for more than an hour Monday as authorities searched for a man who was seen carrying a gun nearby. Officials lifted the lockdown shortly after 6:30 p.m., after no further sightings of the suspect were reported. “Both Appalachian State police and Boone police have been consulting, and they think that the threat no longer remains,” said school spokeswoman Lynn Drury. Officials asked students to use caution as they left campus, which is … Continue reading