BELOIT - The initial report prompted
Around 12:30 Thursday afternoon, police received a call that 51 year-old Jose Rodriguez had threatened another person with a gun.
He was spotted by a police officer heading into an apartment building allegedly armed with a gun.
About three hours later, Rodriguez, along with two other women came out of the apartment and was arrested. He's been charged with disorderly conduct.
Police believe the incident began as a domestic dispute.
"The close proximity where the subject was found, is basically right there on the college campus, so yeah, it was a good safety measure for them to go into the lockdown," said Beloit Police Department Captain Vince Sciame.
The two women were arrested on unrelated charges, both had
outstanding warrants with the City of
Since the arrests, the school has been reopened.
Police are searching Rodriguez's apartment for the alleged gun, if they find it he could face additional charges.