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1 student shot outside S. Carolina college dorm; 4 suspects sought

By Associated Press

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LAST UPDATED: 12:59 p.m. HST, Jan 24, 2014



ORANGEBURG, S.C. » A student was shot today outside an on-campus dorm at South Carolina State University, and police were looking for four men who left campus.

The student was wounded outside of the Hugine Suites around 1:30 p.m., University Police Chief Mernard Clarkson said. The gunmen left campus before police could catch them, but authorities decided to lock down the campus so they could not return.

"Our students are secure and safe as we keep looking for these individuals," Clarkson said.

Clarkson did not say what led to the shooting and did not update the wounded student's condition. He also did not release any details about the suspects.

Sirens sounded across campus after an alert was issued and police secured gates leading into the university.

The shooting happened three days after authorities said a Purdue University student shot and stabbed a fellow student to death in a classroom.

South Carolina State University is a historically black university with about 3,200 students in Orangeburg, about 40 miles south of Columbia.







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wave1 wrote:
What's up with the kids and guns? Seems like a shooting every other day.
on January 24,2014 | 10:34AM
ResponsibleCitizen wrote:
Seems like all the places citizens are NOT allowed to protect themselves, citizens are victims of violence.
on January 25,2014 | 07:11PM
ResponsibleCitizen wrote:
"South Carolina State University is a historically black university with about 3,200 students in Orangeburg, about 40 miles south of Columbia." Why is this 'comment' even in this article? What the hell is that supposed to mean? >:(
on January 25,2014 | 07:13PM
ResponsibleCitizen wrote:
Comment from earlier, Left media is RACIST
on January 25,2014 | 07:18PM
ResponsibleCitizen wrote:
You know what? I know what it means. It is the racist left media showing its true colors.
on January 25,2014 | 07:16PM
ResponsibleCitizen wrote:
I guess racist is needs to be sent for approval. SA is RACIST RACIST RACIST!
on January 25,2014 | 07:17PM
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