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Two UA students, building struck by BB gun

Posted at 5:42 PM, Mar 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-30 18:18:51-04

University of Arizona police say two pedestrians were shot by a BB gun on campus.

Rene Hernandez, Public Information Officer with the University of Arizona Police Department, says the incidents happened between 10:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. on Monday, March 28.

A student told police they were struck with an unknown object on their leg while walking into the Campus Recreation Center.

Hernandez says the victim saw a dark colored sedan and heard a "Nerf gun" or "BB gun" sound coming from the direction of the suspect vehicle.

Another UA student reported being struck by an unknown object near Tyndall Avenue and 5th Street, said Hernandez.

Other students working in the Architecture Building reported hearing a loud crack then seeing a cracked window that appeared to be broken by a rock or a pellet. 

Police are searching for a suspect in a black sedan. 

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact 911 or 88-CRIME.


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