The campus of Eastern Kentucky University in richmond was locked down for about 30 minutes Thursday afternoon following reports of shots fired. Richmond Police declared the lockdown around 2:30 p.m. and issued an all clear shortly after 3:00 p.m.
EKU officials issued the alert as a precaution following 9-1-1 reports of gunfire. The reports centered near the area of Wellington Court and Second
Street. Wellington is near both the campus and Madison Middle School, near downtown Richmond.