WIU dorm shooter in custody, turns himself into Chicago Police

Western Illinois University says the suspect in Tuesday night’s on-campus dormitory shooting is in custody.

18-year-old Kavion Poplous is in custody in Chicago, after he turned himself at a Chicago Police Department precinct at about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.

He was subsequently taken into custody by the FBI

Poplous has been charged with Attempted First-Degree Murder, Aggravated Battery and Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm.

Classes will now resume on Thursday.

Click on the story below more details about Tuesday night’s shooting at Thompson Hall on the WIU campus.

UPDATE: WIU shooter charged with attempted first-degree murder.

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