Person hospitalized after hostage situation investigated at RLC

INA — Ina police say reports Wednesday of a hostage situation at Rend Lake College were unfounded, but an investigation into the reports is ongoing.
According to reports, dispatch centers in Jefferson and Franklin counties received calls around 3:36 Wednesday afternoon regarding a possible hostage situation at the college.
Police searched and secured the campus. One person was placed in protective custody and was transported to a local hospital for unspecified reasons.
Campus officials are reporting that no one on campus was in any danger.