Student Shot On Widener University Campus

By: CBS/AP (Posted by Melissa Brunner)
By: CBS/AP (Posted by Melissa Brunner)
Authorities say a student at Widener University in suburban Philadelphia has been shot and the school warned students to remain indoors until further notice.

Police begin their investigation at the scene of a shooting at Widener University in Chester, Pa. CBS Philadelphia

CHESTER, Pa. (CBS/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 taken to Crozer Chester Medical Center, CBS Philadelphia reported. 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, about 15 miles southwest of Philadelphia.

NeighborhoodScout.com, a real estate website, has ranked Chester as one of the most dangerous cities in the U.S. The university also has three other campuses in Harrisburg and Exton, Pa., and in Wilmington, Del.


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