Nigerian Student Shoot Dead Over Noise Pollution

A Nigerian student was shot and killed by his neighbor after they reportedly got into an argument over loud music.

Nigerian Student Shoot Dead Over Noise Pollution

18-year-old Oluwafemi Oyerinde, a freshman at the Kennesaw State University in Georgia was shot and killed outside his Stadium Village apartment shortly after 11:30 a.m. Sunday, October 6. He was studying mechanical engineering and had dreams of joining the military.

According to investigation and statement made by his father, the shooting stemmed from an argument over loud music.

The Cobb County Police Department have issued an arrest warrant for the man accused of killing Oluwafemi Oyerinde at the Stadium Village apartment complex. 

The CCPD is charging Kashman Rael Thomas with murder and two counts each of aggravated assault. Thomas is accused of killing 18-year-old Oyerinde. Two other people were also shot and wounded that day, 18-year-old Khalil Bennett and 18-year-old Jarius Bonner.

Investigators later discovered 159 grams of what they suspected to be marijuana in Thomas’ room after a search was conducted. 

According to the statement by the police Thomas was also charged for drugs of what the suspected to be Marijuana

KSU spokeswoman Tammy Demel also confirmed in a statement that Oyerinda was a KSU student.

“It is with profound sadness that the University confirms the deceased victim, 18-year-old Oluwafemi Oyerinde, was an enrolled student at Kennesaw State University,” Demel said.

On Monday, October 14, a student-led candlelight vigil was held for Oyerinde at the Legacy Gazebo on the Kennesaw campus.

 

AfriEdu Team 

 

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