Police: Man Undergoes Surgery After Accidental Shooting At UST

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — St. Paul police say a student was injured Friday night after another student’s firearm accidentally discharged inside of a University of St. Thomas residential hall.

university of st thomas shooting Police: Man Undergoes Surgery After Accidental Shooting At UST

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The incident happened at about 7 p.m. inside of Flynn Hall. The bullet grazed the top of a male student’s head.

University officials say the student — who they did not want to identify — underwent surgery for his injury and is now in stable condition.

No weapons are allowed inside the university’s residential halls.

St. Paul police are investigating the incident.

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