Fight breaks out involving handgun at Southeast Missouri State, one person arrested

A fight involving a handgun broke out at Southeast Missouri State University and one person was arrested.
Published: Jul. 22, 2022 at 8:39 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 22, 2022 at 10:11 PM CDT
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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - A fight was reported at Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO) on Thursday, July 21, involving the display of a handgun.

According to a release from the university, the fight was reported at 3:36 p.m. at the Towers East residence hall, involving students.

University Police say a witness told them that a handgun was displayed during the altercation.

Taron Woods, 21, of St. Louis was identified while officers were investigating.

Woods was arrested and charges were filed for unlawful use of a weapon,

He is being held at the Cape Girardeau County Sheriff’s Office with a $1,500 cash or surety bond.

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