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Police arrest VU gunman

Update: Police arrest VU gunman

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Vincennes Police have made an arrest in connection with a Tuesday night incident involving the impersonation of a police officer.

33-year-old Kevin Johnson was arrested and taken to the Knox County Jail.

Johnson is being charged with impersonation of a police officer, criminal confinement with a deadly weapons, intimidation with a weapon and carrying a handgun without a license.

Police questioned Johnson who cooperated with the investigation and provided details.

Johnson's detainment and arrest without incident, brings safe closure to prior School alerts at Vincennes University and Tecumseh Harrison Elementary this week.

Throughout Thursday, Detectives developed information and reviewed evidence resulting in Probable Cause for detainment of a Vincennes man believed to be the suspect.

Shortly before the end of the school day Thursday, Vincennes Police located the subject wanted for questioning inside Tecumseh-Harrison Elementary School where he was requesting to visit his children to speak with them prior to what he believed was his pending arrest.

Officers say a man with a gun as spotted on campus and escaped through a third story window.

On Thursday afternoon, they say Johnson tried to enter Tecumseh-Harrison Elementary School to speak with two children.

The school was put on lockdown.

Johnson is being held on $25,000 bond pending court appearance.

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