Shots fired at College Park overnight


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UPDATE:

Thompson is in fair condition, according to Herald-Mail Media.

The partygoers left the scene after the shooting, The Sentinel reported. The party formed after the UMOJA Statewide Stomp Fest dance competition. The stomp fest was held in the Memorial Auditorium, according to the university website.

“Police say everyone can resume normal activity but are to stay alert and take appropriate precautions,” the Sunday morning email read.

“Shippensburg University and the SU police are assisting the Pennsylvania State Police with their investigation,” SU spokesperson Bill Morgal reported.

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Dejuan Thompson, 23, was identified as the victim of the College Park shooting. The Philadelphia resident was shot in the arm while attending a party with more than 400 guests, according to Public Opinion local news.

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The PO reported that Thompson was first transported to Chambersburg Hospital and later moved to Penn State Hershey Medical Center.

There are no reports on Thompson’s current condition. ABC27 reported that Thompson is expected to survive the injury.

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One man was shot in the parking lot of College Park Commons on the 500 block of North Earl Street at approximately 3:10 a.m. this morning.

The victim was taken to the hospital but is expected to survive, according to ABC27.

Shippensburg University police are working with Pennsylvania State Police to investigate the crime.

As of yet, there is no information regarding the shooter.

SU students were notified through the emergency alert system when the shooting occurred. Anyone with information on the crime is encouraged to speak with the campus police.

This story will be updated when more information becomes available.


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