2nd University of South Florida player accused of firing gun

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) A second University of South Florida football player is now accused of firing a gun on campus.

University police arrested junior cornerback Lamar Robbins on Thursday. He remained in the Hillsborough County Jail early Friday with an $8,000 bond.

Police say they arrested Robbins after an investigation into the Oct. 11 arrest of freshman player Benjamin Knox. Arrest reports say Knox fired a gun at a dorm on the campus near Tampa.

In a statement Friday, university police say they spoke with Robbins early in the investigation and he gave false information.

Earlier this week, USF suspended Knox, a reserve offensive lineman, from team activities. There is no word on Robbins’ status.

Robbins is charged with discharging a weapon on campus, a second-degree felony, and giving false information to a law enforcement officer.

A lawyer for Robbins isn’t listed on jail records.

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