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.
Main Campus: Report of a shot fired near Bowman Hall. Officers in area. Stay away from area. If in area, seek shelter until further notice.—
Kent State (@KentState) April 03, 2014