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Officials: EMU student hurt in off-campus shooting

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YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) - Officials say an Eastern Michigan University student was hit in the shoulder by a shot apparently fired into the air from outside an off-campus apartment.

A crime alert from the Ypsilanti school says the woman was in her apartment when a projectile penetrated the outer wall, leaving her with a non-life threatening injury. The alert says the shot appears to have been discharged randomly. She was treated at a hospital.

WDIV-TV reports the shooting happened early Tuesday. There was no immediate word of a possible suspect from police.

The apartment is in the Peninsular Place complex, where two killings have been reported in the past year. One of the deaths was that of 23-year-old Eastern Michigan student Julia Niswender, whose December 2012 bathtub drowning was ruled a homicide.

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