03/06/2013 09:46 pm ET

Manchester Community College Student Shares Her Experience During School Lockdown (VIDEO)

Molly Norton, a Manchester Community College student who was among the last to be released from the Campus Wednesday evening as police searched for a reported gunman, shared her ordeal with Patch shortly after, including huddling in a darkened classroom and students going to the bathroom in bowls and buckets as they waited for police to clear the scene.

Norton, who lives in West Hartford, said she was in a ceramics class around 1:45 p.m. Wednesday afternoon when an announcement stated that the school was in lockdown.

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