Global Scholars Hall Incident
Contact: (509) 335-8548
Assistant Chief Dawn Daniels
Chief Gary Jenkins

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

On March 27, 2024, at approximately 11:22 am, WSU Police responded to the 4th floor of Global Scholars residence hall on a report of a male subject with a knife. Shortly after contact officers reported they had fired a shot. The subject, identified as 20-year-old WSU student John Bazan, was taken into custody for obstructing an officer. It was determined Bazan was not struck by a bullet and was transported to Pullman Regional Hospital for evaluation.

Per protocol, the regional officer involved shooting investigative team will conduct an independent investigation of the incident and provide follow up media releases. Also, per protocol, the involved officer will be placed on administrative leave. The Officer’s identity will be released at a later time.

A message from the Chancellors Office with be forthcoming.


03-27-2024 – Police responded to a threat at Global Scholars Hall, 1302 Cougar Way, Pullman, WA . An individual is in custody and no longer a threat. Please stay clear of the area while Law Enforcement investigates. Additional information will be released when available.