Rock County officials investigating gun shop burglary

JANESVILLE (WKOW) --- Janesville School District and Edgerton Schools are on soft lockdown today as officials investigate a burglary at Armageddon Gun Shop on US Highway 14 in Janesville.

The burglary of the gun shop happened Tuesday night at 8:40 p.m. Officials say several firearms were stolen.

Surveillance video shows the white male breaking the front glass door, according to police.  The images of the person they are looking for are in this story.

In the course of the investigation, Janesville Police say they have non-specific information that lead them to take extra precautions at the schools today until the suspect is in custody.

There are no viable threats to the school or staff.

If you have information on the crime or the person in this photo, please call Janesville Police at 755-3100.

Here is the statement made by Edgerton School District today:

Based on information received from the Edgerton Police Department, the Edgerton School District has been advised to take precautionary measures to insure the safety of our students and staff. Students will not be allowed to leave the building without an escort and all recess and outdoor activities will now be held inside the buildings. There will be an increased Edgerton Police Department presence on the school campus. At this time, this is a proactive and precautionary measure as the safety of our students is a priority. As more information becomes available, we will be in contact

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