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7 People Hospitalized After Being Shot at a House Party in Indiana

Updated On 19 May, 2019 Published On

Seven people were wounded and hospitalized after at least a gunman opened fire at a house party near Ball State University in Indiana on Saturday, May 18, authorities have confirmed. 

The suspect(s) have not been arrested, however, Muncie Police Chief Joe Winkle said in an interview late Saturday morning that an arrest was imminent.

The shooting occurred at approx. 12:45 a.m. near the campus in Muncie. The party attendees included both student of Ball State University and people who are not connected to the campus.

Three of the victims were critically injured. Only one, a woman who lives at the house, was is a student Ball State among the injured people. She was reportedly grazed by a bullet.

All the victims were rushed to nearby hospitals.

A confrontation among the people who were not students led to the shooting.

Joe told CNN affiliate WTTV,

It was a party with a DJ. Evidently there was some kind of a confrontation inside the house. It turned into a shooting, (and) we've got seven gunshot victims.

As per the report, the house is rented to the students of Ball State University but it is not the school's property.

Investigation about the shooting is going on.

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