IU Southeast Lockdown: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Indiana University Southeast campus in New Albany, is on lockdown after an armed person was seen on campus. The lockdown ended at 2:02 p.m. Eastern time when the suspect was found to be carrying an umbrella.

Here’s what we know so far:


1. Students Are Being Told to Stay Away From Windows & Doors

The school is on lockdown with students advised to shelter in place until further notice. Anybody with plans to come to the campus today has been told to stay away.


2. No Shots Have Been Fired

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The main entrance to IU Southeast on Grant Line Road in New Albany, Indiana. (Google Street View)

We have no reports of anybody injured or shots fired.


3. The Suspect Is Wearing Camouflage

The suspect is a white male with a shaved head. The Horizon, IU Southeast’s newspaper, said on its Facebook page that the man is wearing light shots and has a camouflaged bookbag.


4. IU Southeast Is Right by the Ohio River

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The school is located a short distance from Louisville. (Google Maps)

The school is considered part of the Louisville, Kentucky, metropolitan area. The campus is spread over 180 acres.


5. The School Is Known for Nursing & Education Programs

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IU Southeast’s library. (Wikipedia)


There are nearly 7,000 students at the school. The school was established in 1941 and is considered an extension of the main Indiana University system. Its best known academic programs are for nursing, education and business. Former WWE star Serena Deeb is a graduate of IU Southeast.


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