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KSU: Suspect apprehended off campus, police say no longer a threat

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The lockdown has been lifted and the suspect has been apprehended. The lockdown has been lifted and the suspect has been apprehended.
Students put tables in place to barricade the doors earlier Wednesday, April 2. ((Source: Candace Monacelli)) Students put tables in place to barricade the doors earlier Wednesday, April 2. ((Source: Candace Monacelli))
KSU Police searched for the suspected gunman. ((Source: WKSU TV-2)) KSU Police searched for the suspected gunman. ((Source: WKSU TV-2))
The initial report came from Bowman Hall. ((Source: kent.edu) The initial report came from Bowman Hall. ((Source: kent.edu)
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KENT, OH (WOIO) -

Kent State University informs us that the suspect in the shooting incident has been arrested off campus. Police say there is no longer a threat. 

Reports of a shot fired near Bowman Hall on the Kent State University Main Campus came in around 8:48 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2.

Kent State's Twitter account read: 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.

Students and instructors in Bowman Hall barricaded themselves in their classrooms with tables.

The campus was on lockdown until about 11 p.m.

In a press conference, authorities also said there was blood found at the scene but they continue to report that there aren't any injuries. 

There will be another press conference at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 3. Officials will give more information on the suspect then. 

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