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1 dead, 3 wounded in university shooting in Ariz.

1 year 3 months 1 week ago October 09, 2015 Oct 9, 2015 Friday, October 09 2015 October 09, 2015 6:26 AM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.- Officials say one person is dead and three others are wounded following an early morning shooting at Northern Arizona University.
    
Police say the shooting began as a fight between two groups.
    
University police chief JT Fowler identified the suspect as 18-year-old Steven Jones. He is believed to be a freshman at the Flagstaff school.
    
A university spokesperson says the first police call about the gunfire came in at 1:20 a.m. PDT Friday.
    
The shooting occurred in a parking lot outside Mountainview Hall dormitory at the northeast side of the Flagstgaff campus.
    
Brown says she doesn't know what caused the shooting and also didn't have any details about the suspect and victims, their conditions and whether they are students.
    
The university said in a posting on its Twitter account that the situation on campus was stabilized and the campus was not on lockdown.
    
NAU plays a major role in the northern Arizona city of Flagstaff.
    
The 4-year public university has more than 25,000 total undergraduates.

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