NEW CONCORD, Ohio (WCMH) — One person was arrested after a shooting occurred on Muskingum University’s campus Friday night.
According to the Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office, a shooting was reported near the university around 7:30 p.m. A safety message on the Muskingum University’s website said the shooting happened on the North Turf an athletic field.
A baseball player for Olivet College, who had just finished a game against Muskingum, was shot by someone when he went back to the dugout to get an item he had forgotten, according to a release from Olivet. The player when to a hospital for treatment and suffered non-life threatening injuries. He has since been released from the hospital, per Olivet College.
Olivet College Athletics states the team will not play its two remaining games against Muskingum.
Muskingum canceled all athletic events through Sunday, according to its website. Access to campus north of the Thomas Hall parking lot is blocked while police investigate.