On Thursday, March 26, 2015 at approximately 11:10 am, Oak Ridge Police received several calls stating that the Jacobs Engineering offices on Broadway Avenue were locked down because of an active shooter.  Oak Ridge Police officers responded to the scene and found no signs of an active shooter situation.  

Officers spoke with Jacobs management at the location, then checked the office complex to verify that all employees were safe and sound.   It was discovered that approximately 25 minutes before the call was received, Jacobs management had notified employees by email that lobby doors would be locked because of an “active shooter” in the Oak Ridge area. 

The message included a link to a local news report concerning a suspect wanted for a shooting that occurred in Oak Ridge on Monday, March 23, 2015.  The news report was based on a press release issued by Oak Ridge Police.

Media contact Candice Brogan at cbrogan@oakridgetn.gov or (865) 425-3456.