Student shot on Widener University campus in Pennsylvania: Police search for suspected shooter

CHESTER, Pa. - Police are asking for help from the public in finding a suspect in a shooting on a university campus outside of Philadelphia.
 
Chester police say a 19-year-old man was sitting inside a vehicle outside a gym at Widener University after playing basketball.
 
They say a male approached and shot him in the head and left shoulder shortly before 9 p.m. Monday. Officers found the victim lying on the ground outside the vehicle.
 
The student, whose name hasn't been released, was taken to a hospital, where he was reported in critical but stable condition after surgery.
 
The suspect fled toward the Sun Hill section of Chester.
 
The university has lifted a lockdown and says classes will be held as scheduled Tuesday.

 

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