Police arrest suspect in May 9 shots fired incident near K-State campus


MANHATTAN, Kan. (KSNW) – The Kansas State University Police Department has arrested 33-year-old Erin Trent Boykin as a suspect in connection with the May 9 shots fired incident at the KSU Foundation at Kimball and Denison avenues. 

Boykin is currently detained at the Riley County Jail on charges of attempted first-degree murder, aggravated assault, criminal damage to property and criminal discharge of a firearm. Additional charges may be pursued. This is an ongoing investigation and names will not be released at this time. 

Police determined that the individuals involved in the incident are not connected to the university.

The May 9 incident began on the east side of Manhattan and continued to the parking lot north of the KSU Foundation Building, where shots were fired. There were no injuries.

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