Bomb Threat at Colorado Mountain College Prompts Evacuation
Keeping an eye on a developing story in Leadville, Colorado, after warnings went out to students on the campus of Colorado Mountain College in Leadville warning of an active threat.
That threat was later called a bomb threat. Heavy police presence can be seen on the small campus of just over 100 full-time students. Police did evacuate campus. All schools in Leadville, including West Park Elementary, Lake County Intermediate School, and Lake County High School also enacted emergency protocol.
El Paso County Sheriff's Office Bomb Squad and the Department of Corrections have been called into assist with perimeter security, while the bomb squad looks into the threat.
This story is fluid, and we will be updating with any new information throughout the afternoon.