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SIU student accused of having firearm inside car

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CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) -

A rifle was found inside an SIU student's car after being stopped by police on campus Sunday.

According to a media spokesperson, 21-year-old, Keenan Short was stopped by Carbondale police and was then arrested and brought to the Jackson County Jail.

Short later posted bond.

A media spokesman says Short has been banned from campus until he faces a disciplinary hearing Friday.

The spokesperson says there was no threat to students and no safety alerts from campus officials were sent out.

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