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Updated: Kent State campus lifts shelter in place after gunfire

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Around 9: 15 p.m. Kent State University officials used social media to warn students of a shelter in place, after shots were fired into the ground.

The university’s Facebook page read: KSU Advisory: April 2 – Kent Campus – Shot fired into ground near Bowman Hall. No injuries. Continue to shelter in place. Suspect is black male wearing basketball shorts carrying a silver handgun. Call the police at 330-672-3070 with any information.

Around 10:30 p.m. the university lifted the shelter in place, except for two campus buildings.

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