Central Michigan football quarterback John Keller shot, condition improving

Detroit Free Press staff reports
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Cincinnati Bearcats quarterback John Keller on Dec. 31, 2018 in Annapolis, Md.
Cincinnati Bearcats quarterback John Keller on Dec. 31, 2018 in Annapolis, Md.

Two men were shot a few miles from the Central Michigan campus in Mt. Pleasant early Saturday morning.

Isabella County Sheriffs Office was dispatched to shots fired at East Deerfield Road in Union Township around 1 a.m. Saturday.

There, they found a two men in there early 20s suffering from gunshot wounds, and both were transported to hospitals. According to CMU president Bob Davies, 23-year-old Tyler Bunting and 20-year-old Central Michigan quarterback John Keller were the victims. Bunting was initially listed in stable condition and Keller in serious condition by the sheriffs department, but that was updated Sunday afternoon.

"The two men that were injured in the shooting off campus yesterday are recovering," the ICSO said in a release.

Law enforcement said the shooter(s) fled the scene are still at large, and no one is currently in custody.

An investigation determined several subjects arrived at a party, and shortly after, a fight broke out, the student newspaper CM Life reported.

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Keller sat out the 2020 season after transferring from Cincinnati, where he spent one season as a redshirt freshman and did not enter a game.

If you have tips and/or information, contact Isabella County Central Dispatch at 989-779- 3346.

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