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Student Shot at Voorhees College

8:47 PM, Oct 21, 2013   |    comments
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Columbia, SC (WLTX)  A student at Voorhees College was shot Monday afternoon according to a statement on Voorhees College Facebook page. 

According to the post, at approximately 3:07 pm on Monday, October 21, in the Dawson Health and Human resources center on campus an accidential shooting occurred. 

While playing basketball in the gym, a gun dropped out of a student's pocket and a bullet discharged.  

The bullet struck , 21-year-old student Jasmine Parker-Grant, a senior from Nashville, in the chest area. 

The student, the statement goes on to say, is receiving medical treatment for her gunshot at the Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg.

President Sellers said in the statement, "It should be noted that this was an accidental shooting, but Voorhees College does not tolerate any weapons on our campus."

The statement goes on to say that there is a person of interest and more information will be provided as it becomes available.  


   

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