KENT, Ohio - A Kent State University student accused of posting on Twitter that he would be "shooting up" the Ohio campus is no longer facing a felony charge.
Prosecutors say a grand jury refused to indict the student on a felony charge of inducing panic. Instead, he now faces a lesser charge of telecommunications harassment.
William Koberna, 19, was in court Friday for a preliminary hearing. He was arrested nearly a week ago near Cleveland after the university contacted police about the tweet.
Kent State officials say a profanity-laced tweet sent July 25 included a threat that he would be "shooting up" the school.
The university said earlier this week that the student would be on an interim suspension. A judge told him to stay away from the school.
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