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posted: 8/19/2012 8:59 AM

ISU student shot at apartment building near campus

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Associated Press

NORMAL, Ill. -- An Illinois State University student has been shot and injured at an apartment building near the campus.

The (Bloomington) Pantagraph reports (http://bit.ly/NQpNpC ) that the shooting took place around 3 a.m. Saturday.

Police in Normal say officers responded to reports of shots fired during a confrontation between people gathered at the apartment building

University President Al Bowman says in an email to ISU students, faculty and staff that the shooting victim is an ISU student and is being treated at a hospital.

He says the student's injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. The student was not identified.

Bowman says the campus is secure and that police do not think the suspect poses any "imminent threat to the campus community."

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