abc
QUICK LINKS:

Arrest Made in Student Shooting Near Mich. Campus

Updated: 02/02/2014 12:05 PM
Created: 02/02/2014 11:41 AM WDIO.com

BIG RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - Police have arrested a man at Ferris State University in the shooting of a student at an off-campus apartment complex near the western Michigan school.

The university is in Big Rapids, about 50 miles north of Grand Rapids. Officials canceled classes, basketball games and other sporting events after the shooting, which occurred at 4:15 a.m. Saturday at the Venlo Place apartments.

Ferris State spokeswoman Sandy Gholston said Sunday that police arrested the man late Saturday at Finch Court apartments on campus. She isn't identifying him or saying if he's a student.

She says charges are expected by Tuesday. Gholston says police also are questioning a woman. The victim was transferred to a Grand Rapids hospital. His wounds aren't believed to be life-threatening. His name wasn't released.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Front Page

  • Duluth Adds 2,200 Students: Move-In Day for UMD

    The population in Duluth went up a couple of thousand on Thursday, as the freshman class at UMD moved into the dorms.

  • Incoming UWS Freshmen Carry the Comforts of Home

    Incoming freshmen moved into their dorms at the University of Wisconsin Superior on Thursday. The new college students were carrying all of their belongings, including a lot of technology that hasn't always been so common on a college campus.

  • Getting Kids Ready to Go Back to School

    Like it or not, the new school year is just around the corner. After three months of late nights, sleeping in, snacking, and tons of fun, transitioning back to the school year can be tough. Eyewitness News learned a few tips that can ease the change.

  • St. Paul Think Tank Releases Report on Minnesota School Spending

    Minnesota 2020, a progressive St. Paul-based think tank, released a new report on Thursday. They gathered financial data from Minnesota schools from the previous 10 years, looking at spending in schools. They held a press conference on Thursday calling for a shift in focus from testing to "enriching courses."

  • Duluth-Superior Pride Weekend Kicks Off

    The events will run from Thursday until Sunday  with a fan favorite, Pride Festival in the Park, taking place on Saturday at Bayfront Festival Park. Many of these events and activities are free of charge and family friendly.

 
Advertisement