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Missouri college student dies when gun discharges on campus

PTI | Warrensburg | Updated: 06-11-2019 00:15 IST | Created: 06-11-2019 00:12 IST
Missouri college student dies when gun discharges on campus
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A Missouri college student is dead after a gun accidentally discharged at an apartment building on campus. The University of Central Missouri says Stephon Abron of St Charles died after suffering a gunshot wound around 3:30 pm Monday.

Another student was arrested on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter, but Johnson County prosecutor Robert Russell says no charges have been filed. An investigation continues. The university says in a statement that the gun discharge was accidental.

The statement says the university community is "saddened by this tragedy." Authorities have not released details surrounding the shooting.


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