A non-fatal shooting in the 200 block of Queen Street was reported at 2:20 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 22, according to a Pennsylvania State Police report.
An unidentified individual shot at two men who returned fire with multiple shots, the police report said. One man, 20, was shot in the shoulder and taken to University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Pinnacle Hospital in Carlisle, the police report said. He was not a Shippensburg University student, according to police.
A shot fired from the two men hit a residence occupied by SU students and damaged the interior, according to police.
Shippensburg University send out an email to students at 7:22 a.m. Monday, Aug. 23, which was also the first day of classes for the fall 2021 semester.
The email titled "incident off campus over the weekend" said bullets struck a house where SU students lived and that they were not harmed. University student affairs staff are in contact with the students, the email said.
The Shippensburg University Police Department is helping the State Police, the email said.
PA State Trooper Megan Ammerman sent out the State Police report in an email in which she said, "This is considered and isolated incident. As of right now, no arrests have been made."
The shooting occurred around 20 yards from the fatal shooting in October 2019, the police report said.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Jon Boardman at 717-249-2121, the police report said.
SU administrators said in the email "Any event in which our students may be put in harm's way is of the utmost concern. We are working diligently with law enforcement, local leaders, those who serve our students with housing and all members of our campus community against outside bad actors who threaten our community."
The email also said, "We will be in conversation with out off-campus students to assist them in ways to be actively engaged in their own personal safety, an in avoiding unnecessary risks to their personal safety."