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GCU Student Hit By Stray Bullet On Campus After Shooting

A student on the campus of Grand Canyon University, was struck by a stray bullet after an off-campus shooting Wednesday night.

Officials detailed that a shooting reportedly occurred near 37th and Vermont avenues, north of Camelback Road, around 6 p.m. Police found evidence of a shooting at the location, however no victims were present at the scene.

Later, two people later arrived at a hospital with gunshot wounds. They were believed to be the victims of the scene police had arrived to. The victims were a man and a teenage girl. They suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

In addition to the two victims who were shot at the scene, GCU officials reported that two stray bullets from that shooting entered the university campus. One bullet struck a student near The Rivers Residence Halls.

The second bullet struck one of the residence halls. The GCU student was driven to the hospital with non-life threatening injury and is expected to be ok. No other students were hurt.

Police detectives are trying to determine what led to the shooting. Description of the suspected shooter has not been released.



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