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Quavaugntay Tyler Mugshot

Tyler’s bond set at $40,000, no further contact with KSU

Madeleine Winer April 7, 2014

Freshman Quavaugntay Tyler was charged with carrying a concealed weapon with the possibility of additional charges to follow at his arraignment at Portage County Municipal Courthouse on Monday.The concealed...

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Opinion: Lockdown survival guide

Neville Hardman April 3, 2014

Wednesday night sparked anxiety and suspense across campus as a gun was shot into the ground near Bowman Hall and the Business Administration building. While there were no injuries to anyone but the shooter,...

Our View: Police act quickly; alert system lags behind

DKS Editors April 3, 2014

On Wednesday night around 8:30 p.m., a student shot a 9 mm Ruger gun during a dispute with two female students in a parking lot near Bowman Hall. After fleeing with a gunshot wound to his left hand from...

Guest columnist: What if it were me?

Bruce Walton April 3, 2014

Like many students, I was pretty scared when some friends and I heard a piercing beeping over the intercom in the library followed by a voice instructing us that a shot was fired near Bowman Hall. I was...

Kent State reaction to shooting shared through social media

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Kent State freshman Quavaugntay Tyler, 24, is in custody. He has been charged with carrying a concealed weapon.

UPDATE: Suspect in jail following Wednesday’s shooting

Madeleine Winer April 3, 2014

Editor's note: This story has been updated from its original version to reflect the most recent information.The suspect involved in Wednesday night's shooting outside Bowman Hall is being held at Robinson...

Kent State to provide update on shooting at 11 a.m. press conference

Madeleine Winer April 3, 2014

Kent State will host a press conference to provide an update on the shooting that happened outside Bowman Hall Wednesday night.Kent State President Lester A. Lefton, Kent State Police Chief John Peach...

Shot sends shockwaves through Kent campus

Madeline Winer April 3, 2014

Joey Valeriano, a senior business management major, was in a business strategy and policy class in the Business Administration Building around 9:15 p.m. when an alarm started going off.“It was this weird...

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