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1 dead, 2 wounded in shooting at party near Indiana State University

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Posted at 7:38 AM, Sep 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-18 17:00:25-04

TERRE HAUTE — Three people were shot, one fatally, early Friday near Indiana State University.

According to information from the Terre Haute Police Department, the shooting occurred between 1:30-2 a.m. at what investigators believe was a college house party at South 6th and Poplar streets.

One person was pronounced dead, while two others suffered non-life threatening injuries.

According to a letter from ISU President Deborah J. Curtis that was sent out via email, the victim has been identified as Valentina "Tina" Delva, a freshman at the university.

"This is a very tragic situation that every university president prays never happens," Curtis wrote. "Our entire community must come together to care for one another as we remember her life."

Police have not released information about a possible suspect. Anyone with information should contact the Terre Haute Police Department at 812-244-2634.