Suspect related to campus lockdown arrested


Riley County Police Department’s detective’s identified and arrested the gunman Sean Johnson, 20, of Manhattan, for contributing to child misconduct, two aggravated robberies, robbery, and theft.

RCPD said Johnson is the suspect who led the police on a chase through campus that resulted in campus lockdowns for both K-State and Manhattan Christian College during the early morning of Sept. 4. The lockdown began after several reports were filed with the police regarding an armed robbery and theft. Bail bond has been set to $150,000.

According to the Topeka Capital-Journal, investigation continues and “additional arrest are expected.”

My name is Jamie Teixeira and I am a senior English and journalism with a minor in Leadership. I am the president of Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society, a tutor at the K-State Writing Center,and a member of the K-State Tap Dance Ensemble. My future plans are to become an editor or publisher of children's literature. Outside of school I love to read and cuddle with my kitten, Bert.