Student arrested after ISU shooting threat appears in court

TERRE HAUTE, Ind (WTHI) – The Indiana State University student arrested in connection to a shooting threat on campus appeared in court Monday morning.

Nineteen-year-old Rashon Marshall-Bowen of Indianapolis faces a misdemeanor count of harassment.

ISU Public Safety arrested her on Friday in connection to Wednesday night’s post that referenced a campus shooting to the social media site Yik Yak.

At Monday’s hearing, Marshall-Bowen told the judge she would hire a lawyer and return to court on Oct. 29.

Marshall-Bowen faces up to 180 days in jail if convicted. The judge ordered that she have no contact with Indiana State University. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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