Man surrenders after waving gun on Chattanooga university campus

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Police say a man who waved a gun at several people inside a university student center turned himself in Thursday morning.

Police said several witnesses at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga saw Lonzo Aben Richmond Jr., 23, get into an argument with another person inside the campus food court Wednesday.

"It was reported Mr. Richmond was seen waving a gun and pointing it at several people inside the Student Center," the Chattanooga Police Department said in a news release.

Richmond left the student center and Chattanooga and university police searched several dorm rooms. Police called Richmond on his cell phone, and he told officers that he was out of town and would return to turn himself in.

Richmond turned himself into the Hamilton County Jail at 2:45 a.m. Thursday, police said. He has been charged with felony reckless endangerment, unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of a weapon on school property.

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