VIDEO: Escaped School Shooter Recaptured in Ohio

T.J. Lane, who was serving three life sentences for a notorious high school shooting spree, escaped from an Ohio prison but was later taken back into custody, authorities said.

Lane, who is now 19, broke out of the Allen Correctional Facility Thursday along with two other prisoners, scaling the facility's main perimeter fence. One of the escapees, Lindsey Bruce, was soon captured, but it took authorities hours to track down Clifford Opperud, 45, ABC News reports.

Lane was taken into custody early Friday, captured about 100 yards outside of the facility's fence, warden Kevin Jones said.

Lane shot and killed three students at Chardon High School on Feb. 27, 2012. He was sentenced to three life sentences. Three other students were wounded.

Lane's escape set off alarms in Chardon, Ohio, which is three hours by cars from the prison. The Chardon school district closed its schools on Friday because "the safety and well-being of our students, staff and community remain our highest priority."

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