Kent State shot fired, suspect arrested

KENT -- The Kent State University campus lockdown has been lifted campus-wide.

A Kent State spokesperson says the suspect was apprehended off campus at approximately 11:30 p.m.

The school was on lockdown for nearly two hours Wednesday evening after a report of someone firing a single shot into the ground.

University police immediately advised students and staff to take shelter in place and provided a description of the suspect.

Officials say no one was injured.

The shot was fired near Bowman Hall.


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