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Gun shots alleged at unofficial campus block party


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Students say gun shots were fired at a unofficial block party held by students outside of Crossroads Hall last night, September 18th, 2017, around 10:30 p.m.

Staff Writer Isaiah Thornton and Crossroads resident states that he heard one gunshot then proceeded to take off running towards the doors at Crossroads.

Thornton says that once all the students were inside Crossroads, Residential Life Assistants kept students indoors for their safety.

The block party was promoted on social media by students.

Campus officials are investigating the incident as a single “loud bang.”  No injuries have been reported or arrests made.

No emergency campus alert was sent out at the time of the incident.

We will post details as they become available.

*Editors note: An earlier version of this story stated that Isaiah Thornton heard five more shots, that hasn’t been confirmed by other sources. Thornton has not filed a police report.

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