HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. -- Trailblazer Elementary was placed on lockout Tuesday while officials investigated a shooting in the area.
According to a tweet from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, a shelter in place advisory was sent within a 1/2 mile radius of the 9800 block of Castle Ridge Circle.
DCSO is currently investigating a shooting complaint near the 9800 block of Castle Ridge Cir. A Code Red notification advising to shelter in place has been sent within a 1/2 mile radius. Nearby schools have been locked down although school out of session for the day.
— DC Sheriff (@dcsheriff) September 24, 2019
The report came in about the same time as school ended for the day, so children were kept inside the school while the sheriff's office investigated from around 3 p.m.-6:15 p.m.
The lockout on the school has been lifted.
Officials tweeted an update around 4:50 p.m., stating one male allegedly went to another male's home and multiple shots were fired.
Around 6:15 p.m., the sheriff's office said the scene was secure and there was no threat to the community, so people would soon be able to return home.
On Wednesday, the sheriff's office said the male considered the suspect in the case was found dead inside the victim's home.
The suspect was identified as Ryan Lane, 36. The coroner's office will determine his cause of death.