One hospitalized after shooting at Lincoln University

3 years 8 months 1 week ago Tuesday, November 01 2016 Nov 1, 2016 Tuesday, November 01, 2016 10:09:00 AM CDT November 01, 2016 in News
By: Shannon Sankey, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

JEFFERSON CITY - Lincoln University officials confirmed a student was hospitalized after a shooting on campus Tuesday morning.

The Lincoln University Police Department said they got a shots fired report in the area of Anthony Hall and Scruggs University Center around 12:20 a.m. Officers found one student with injuries, who was taken to a hospital.

University officials put the campus on lockdown for about two hours while police searched for the suspect in the shooting. Police have identified the suspect as Darrion Dowdy, and say he is not a student at Lincoln. Dowdy is currntly at large.

The lockdown was lifted around 3 a.m.

 

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