UKPD: Man armed with gun arrested on UK campus


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man with a gun was arrested on the University of Kentucky campus on Monday, according to school officials.

They say a university employee spotted Diontre Davis entering Buell Armory, carrying a gun at around 1 p.m.

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The employee called the University of Kentucky Police Department and officers immediately responded and took him into custody.

According to school officials, Davis lives in Texas and is not a student, but a UK student allegedly filed a complaint about harrassing social media posts from Davis last spring.

Davis is charged with carrying a concealed weapon, criminal trespassing, disorderly conduct and terroristic threatening.