Gunshots heard on MU's campus during fraternity ritual

2 years 2 months 1 week ago Friday, May 06 2016 May 6, 2016 Friday, May 06, 2016 11:47:00 PM CDT May 06, 2016 in News
By: Emma Henderson, KOMU 8 Reporter and Eric Yount, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA — Gunshots were fired on MU's campus Friday evening according to University of Missouri police and multiple witnesses.

Students were gathered for a ritual revealing the newest members of a fraternity to the public when a fight broke out at Traditions Plaza, across from Jesse Hall. Witnesses said someone then pulled out a gun and fired two shots into the air.

University of Missouri Police said nobody was injured and no arrests have been made.

Police described the suspect as a black male with dreadlocks wearing a white shirt. He was described as 5-foot-7 and 160 pounds, and left in a white car.






 

[Editor's note: This story has been updated for clarity.]

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