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Man in custody after visiting baseball player shot at Muskingum University

NEW CONCORD — A man is in custody after a baseball player from Michigan was shot Friday at Muskingum University.

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Franklin Grayson, 26 from Jacksonville, Florida, is facing two charges: attempted murder and felonious assault, according to the Muskingum County Prosecutor’s Office.

The shooting happened Friday following Muskingum University’s baseball game with Olivet College.

The victim was shot three separate times and transported to the hospital.

He has been released and is back with his parents, Olivet College said Saturday.

The victim’s name has not been released.

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Muskingum University was placed on lockdown Friday night at around 7:23 p.m. before being lifted nearly two hours later.

The school announced on social media all athletic events this weekend were postponed.

The shooting remains under investigation and there may be additional charges filed, prosecutor’s announced.

Grayson is in custody and the prosecutor’s officer has requested $1 million bail.

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