Centre College On Lockdown After Reported Double Murder

Sep 20, 2013

DANVILLE, Ky. -- Centre College in Danville has been locked down due to a "double murder" at a nearby business and the Boyle County coroner has been called to a pawn shop after police were called for a robbery and shooting at the business Friday morning.

A release from the college says "Due to a double homicide in Danville reported by local law enforcement, Centre College is on lockdown and classes are cancelled until further notice. We have alerted our campus community through our emergency alert system and are providing updates through this means and social media  We have encouraged everyone to get to a secure building and stay where they are with doors closed. More information will be provided as available."

WLEX TV reports that the incident happened just after 9 a.m. at the ABC Gold Games and More on Fourth Street in Danville.

WUKY is following this breaking story and will have updated information when it becomes available.