Students, staff evacuated from Remington College after suspicious backpack found

Students, staff, and faculty were evacuated from Remington College in Shreveport, La. on...
Students, staff, and faculty were evacuated from Remington College in Shreveport, La. on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 after a suspicious backpack that appeared to contain an explosive device was reportedly found on campus.(KSLA)
Published: Jul. 6, 2022 at 1:45 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Students, faculty and staff members were evacuated from Remington College in Shreveport on Wednesday afternoon (July 6) after a backpack that looked like it might have contained a bomb reportedly was found.

The school is located on Bert Kouns Industrial Loop near Susan Drive and Baird Road.

Students, staff, and faculty were evacuated from Remington College in Shreveport, La. on...
Students, staff, and faculty were evacuated from Remington College in Shreveport, La. on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 after a suspicious backpack that appeared to contain an explosive device was reportedly found on campus.(KSLA)

Officials with the Shreveport Police Department say the backpack was discovered just minutes before 12 p.m. The backpack appeared to have some sort of timing device inside. The bomb unit was called out.

Students, staff, and faculty were evacuated from Remington College in Shreveport, La. on...
Students, staff, and faculty were evacuated from Remington College in Shreveport, La. on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 after a suspicious backpack that appeared to contain an explosive device was reportedly found on campus.(KSLA)

Officials with the school say the Fire Department assisted in evacuating the building. The all-clear was given around 12:30 p.m.

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