Gunman Arrested After Fatal Shooting Near Kentucky College

A gunman was arrested Monday after allegedly shooting two people, one fatally, near a Kentucky college campus.

Police identified the suspect as Matthew Denholm, WAVE-TV reports.

Denholm is accused of shooting and killing one person and injuring another shortly after 7:00 a.m. local time at an apartment near Berea College in Berea, Ky., about 40 miles south of Lexington.

He was subsequently arrested in Louisville, more than 100 miles from Berea, Kentucky State Police said.

Neither victim has been identified and the injured man's condition was not immediately known.

Classes were canceled at Berea College and the campus was put on lockdown in the wake of the shooting. Several schools in Richmond, Ky., about 14 miles away, followed suit.

Police said Denholm was a public safety officer at Berea College and a veteran. He was said to be wearing a bulletproof vest and carrying two high-powered rifles when he was at large.

Newscore contributed to this report.