Daily Local News (West Chester, PA)

6th Cal football player arrested in beating


CALIFORNIA, PA. » A sixth football player from a state university has been arrested in a beating outside an offcampus restaurant that left a West Chester man with severe brain trauma.

Police say 20-year-old Shelby Wilkerson of Harrisburg, a freshman linebacker at California University of Pennsylvan­ia, turned him- self in Saturday. University spokeswoma­n Christine Kindl says he was immediatel­y suspended.

Online court documents don’t list an attorney for Wilkerson.

Interim president Geraldine Jones called the additional arrest “dishearten­ing news” but said “everyone involved in this incident should be held accountabl­e for their actions.”

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