Man hospitalized following incident near Pima Community College’s west campus

Published: Jan. 19, 2023 at 12:01 PM MST|Updated: Jan. 19, 2023 at 8:04 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A suicidal and possibly armed man caused a lockdown at Pima Community College’s west campus on Thursday, Jan. 19.

At 11:45 a.m., the Pima College Police Department received a call about the man possibly being on the campus, which is located at 2202 West Anklam Road.

The school was locked down quickly, but officers determined the man was not on campus and was instead driving around the area.

About 30 minutes later, the lockdown was lifted when the man was found inside a crashed vehicle near Speedway and Camino De Oeste.

The man, who has not been identified, was taken into custody and transported to a local hospital for evaluation and mental health services.

Anyone experiencing a mental health crisis can call the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline by dialing 988.