CMU QB John Keller one of two shot at Mt. Pleasant apartment

Police are still searching for a suspect in the Mount Pleasant shooting
Published: Apr. 24, 2021 at 9:40 PM EDT|Updated: Apr. 25, 2021 at 10:28 AM EDT
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MT. PLEASANT, Mich. (WILX) - A quarterback for Central Michigan’s football team is in critical condition after a shooting an an off-campus party early Saturday.

According to reports from the student newspaper Central Michigan Life, Chippewas quarterback John Keller, 20, is in critical condition after being shot in the chest.

Keller was one of two CMU students who were shot during the incident, the other, confirmed by Central Michigan University President Bob Davies, was senior Tyler Bunting.

President Davies released a statement following the shooting, reaching out to students and commending local law enforcement in their efforts so far. You can read the statement here.

Isabella County Sheriffs responded to a report of a shooting at Deerfield Village apartments on East Deerfield Road in Union Township around 1 a.m. Saturday.

Police say when they arrived on scene they found two men had been shot. They were transported to local hospitals. The 23-year-old victim is in stable condition.

Isabella County Sheriffs are still searching for the suspect in a shooting at apartments near the campus of Central Michigan University.

The shooter fled the scene and is still on the run, however police have not identified the suspect.

If anyone has tips or information about this incident, contact Isabella County Central Dispatch at (989) 773-1000.


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