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UPDATE: Shooting at K-State Dorm Investigated

KSAL StaffJanuary 23, 2017

Kansas State University authorities say that a student was hurt in an accidental shooting in a dorm room on the Manhattan campus.

According to an update Monday morning, a student was transported on Sunday night to an area hospital for injuries from an accidental, self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The Kansas State University Police Department was called to a student’s room in Goodnow Hall at 8:10 p.m. to the report of a medical situation. On arrival, police determined the injury was related to a firearm discharge. Police also are investigating criminal charges for the 19-year-old male student involved in the incident.

University policy prohibits the possession of firearms in residence halls.

The name of the student has not been released and his last known condition was listed as stable.

ORIGINAL: Authorities are investigating a report of an accidental shooting in a residence hall at Kansas State University.

The university said in a news release that the wounded student was transported Sunday night for treatment and is in stable condition. The release said the student’s wound was reported as self-inflicted.

No other information about the student or what happened has been released. The release said that counseling is being offered to students and employees.

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