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Student shot on Widener University campus in Pennsylvania

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say a student at Widener University in suburban Philadelphia has been shot and the school warned students to remain indoors until further notice.

The school said on its website that the student was shot near the Schwartz Athletic Center on the school's campus around 9 p.m. Monday. The victim was being treated at Crozer Chester Medical Center but his condition wasn't known. The university said the student's family was with him.

Widener is a private, co-ed university located in Chester, Pennsylvania located about 15 miles southwest of Philadelphia.

The university also has three other campuses in Harrisburg, Exton and Wilmington, Delaware.

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