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Person shot at student apartments near Indiana State University

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Posted at 11:33 AM, Oct 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-28 11:34:55-04

TERRE HAUTE — Terre Haute police are investigating a shooting Wednesday morning near the Indiana State University campus.

In a message to the campus community, Indiana State President Deborah J. Curtis said the shooting occurred at Highland Quarters, a student apartment complex. Students have been told to avoid the south side of campus.

The victim's condition has not been released.

Police are looking for a suspect who is described as a Black male who is 6-feet-1-inches tall and wearing a gray sweatshirt with a black stripe.

The Vigo County School Corporation put all schools in Terre Haute on lockout, but they have since reopened.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact the Terre Haute Police Department at 812-244-2634 or the Indiana State University Police Department at 812-237-5555.

On Sept. 18, a freshman student was killed and two other people were wounded in a shooting at a house party near the Indiana State campus.

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