Twin Cities technical college placed on lockdown

Dakota County Technical and Community College in the eastern Twin Cities is on lockdown.

The Rosemount campus was placed on lockdown shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday, according to the school’s Facebook page .

The statement did not say why the school was placed on lockdown.

Dakota County dispatch confirmed to KSTP-TV that there is an ongoing situation but declined to release more information.

Those on campus are asked to remain in place, lock doors and shut off any lights.