Northern Illinois student shot in leg - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

Northern Illinois student shot in leg


DEKALB, Ill - A fight led to the shooting of a student at Northern Illinois University early Friday morning.

Someone shot a student in the leg outside a residence hall.

Security locked down campus until police caught the accused shooter a short time later.

The shooting comes less than a week after NIU marked the two-year anniversary of a campus shooting that killed five students, before the gunman shot himself.

NIU's president says Friday classes are as scheduled, but counseling services are available to students, faculty and staff.

Powered by Frankly