Today at approximately 3 a.m., a GRCC maintenance staff member located a fully loaded magazine for a semi-automatic handgun with ammunition in a restroom in Cook Hall.
The GRCC Campus Police, GRPD K-9 team, and GRCC facilities personnel conducted a thorough search to all GRCC buildings.
“We conducted a thorough search of the buildings to make sure faculty and students were able to enter the buildings,” said GRCC Police Chief Rebecca Whitman.
Due to these events, classes starting before 10 a.m. are being delayed until 11 a.m.
GRCC Police want to inform students, faculty and staff about the Firearms, Explosives, or Weapons Policy here at GRCC. In the policy it states that the possession or use of a firearm, or anything that is intended as a weapon is not allowed on GRCC property.
Here is a link to the school weapons policy.
Anyone who has any information about this incident is asked to contact the GRCC Police Department 616-234-4110.