September 21, 2006 |
A second man sought in a shooting that wounded five Duquesne University basketball players turned himself in Wednesday, police in Pittsburgh said. William Holmes, 18, of the Pittsburgh suburb of Penn Hills, was scheduled to be arraigned on charges of attempted homicide, aggravated assault, criminal conspiracy and weapons-related offenses. Holmes is the third person arrested in Sunday's shooting after a dance at the private, Roman Catholic university.
September 20, 2006 |
Prosecutors charged one man, and another was being sought by police in the shooting of five Duquesne University basketball players after a school dance. Authorities also accused a 19-year-old sophomore of helping get the men and their friends into the dance despite knowing some were armed. Brandon Baynes, 18, was arraigned on five counts of criminal attempt at homicide.
September 19, 2006 |
They came from Canada, Colombia and Brooklyn, from junior colleges and other NCAA Division I programs, to help resurrect Duquesne University's faltering men's basketball team. The season hadn't started, but school had and early Sunday most of the 16 men on the basketball team were coming home from an on-campus dance. Moments later an unidentified shooter fired and five of them were bleeding from gunshot wounds. "It was chaos," Ron Everhart said Monday. "Just chaos."
September 18, 2006 |
Five Duquesne basketball players were shot on campus early Sunday, leaving at least one critically injured, after some of them tried to calm a man who apparently had been disruptive at a dance, officials said. Police searched for the gunman, and the downtown school stepped up its round-the-clock police protection with armed university police officers guarding dormitories and other buildings.
January 21, 1993
Duquesne announced its return to the Atlantic 10 Conference a year after leaving for the Midwestern Collegiate Conference. The move becomes official in July. Duquesne officials dismissed suggestions that the move was made because the MCC will lose its automatic bid to the NCAA tournament next season.
December 20, 1991 |
Duquesne and La Salle have joined the Midwestern Collegiate Conference, effective at the start of the 1992-93 school year.