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Lockdown Lifted At Pikes Peak Community College

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Police in Colorado Springs had the Pikes Peak Community College campus under lock down Friday. (credit: CBS)

Police in Colorado Springs had the Pikes Peak Community College campus under lock down Friday. (credit: CBS)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4)- Police in Colorado Springs lifted a lock down at Pikes Peak Community Campus at about 9:30 p.m. Friday.

Officers escorted students and faculty off the campus after reports of a possible gunman.

Police are looking for Justin Corbett. They believe he broke into a storage unit near the school and then ran onto campus.

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Justin Corbett (credit: CBS)

Corbett, 28, was not found after officers conducted a room to room search.

He is described as a white man, about 160 pounds with short dark hair and a short, dark beard. He is wearing a dark blue tank top and dirty blue jeans.

Police believe he was involved in a home burglary earlier this week in which a number of guns were stolen.

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Justin Corbett (credit: CBS)

Students were initially notified of the campus lockdown via text message. Here is what it read: “There has been a report of an armed gunman at the Centennial Campus. If you’re at the campus, shelter in place (lock yourself in your classroom/office and avoid detection). Details to follow.”

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