College student suffers minor injury in accidental shooting

Published 7:46 am Monday, April 10, 2017

ST. PAUL — Authorities say a University of St. Thomas student was accidentally shot inside a residence hall.

The university says the student suffered a minor injury Friday night when a weapon accidentally discharged and fired through a wall.

An alert was posted on the school’s website saying there is no threat to the public. The university confirmed that all the parties involved were St. Thomas students.

Email newsletter signup

The university website says the St. Paul school prohibits “all weapons on university property except where possession of a weapon is a requirement of an individual’s job.”