MACOMB, Ill. (WCIA) — Western Illinois University officials said a suspect is now in custody after a shooting at Thompson Hall at Western Illinois University.
Officials said 18-year-old Kavion Poplous turned himself in to Chicago Police. He was charged with attempted first-degree murder, aggravated battery and aggravated discharge of a firearm.
This comes after authorities said he shot his roommate at the university. The roommate was taken to the hospital.
Western’s officers were called to Thompson Hall for a report of someone being shot. University officials said the fire alarm was also pulled and the building was evacuated.
All classes are canceled Wednesday in both Macomb and Moline.