The City of Rolla will host a follow-up news conference at 11:30 a.m. this morning about the situation on the University of Missouri-Rolla campus. The news conference will be held in the Council Chambers at Rolla City Hall located at 901 N. Elm St. in downtown Rolla.
A student was apprehended at UMR’s Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Building by UMR Police during the early morning hours Tuesday. The individual is now in custody and is being questioned by law enforcement officials.
The civil engineering building has been evacuated and the City of Rolla has activated the Mobile Command Center to respond to this situation. Classes at UMR have been cancelled for the remainder of the day.
For more information, call Scott Grahl, communications coordinator for the City of Rolla, at (573) 426-6943 or Mary Helen Stoltz, manager of public relations at UMR, at (573) 341-4328.