USF football player arrested for firing gun at dorm

- A University of Florida football player is facing gun charges after police say he opened fire at a dorm building.

Benjamin Knox, 21, was arrested early Sunday morning.

Police say he fired a handgun from a parking garage at the Holly D Residence Hall.

They say they found an open gun case and ammunition in his car, shell casings surrounding the vehicle, and the suspected gun in his possession.

No one was hurt.

According to USF, Know was immediately suspended from all team activities.

          

Up Next:


Up Next

  • USF football player arrested for firing gun at dorm
  • TPD: Suspect shot after attacking officers behind house
  • Man who allegedly shot Kissimmee officers makes first appearance
  • N-word painted on Citrus Co. family's house
  • St. Pete's Manhattan Casino to become restaurant
  • Brooksville man arrested wearing Confederate Flag mask
  • Counties prepare for dueling rallies over Confederate monuments
  • Turtle trackers busy during peak hatching season
  • Manatee Co. Commission votes to leave Confederate monument in place
  • Hernando Deputies on scene of an officer-involved shooting