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Safety notice released by APSU police

A shooting that occurred during the early morning hours of Friday, Jan. 18 in the Kraft Street area, has caused APSU campus police to release a campus safety notice. According to a news release, around 1:45 a.m., two men, both 21, and two women, both 18, left a club located at 1348 College St when fighting broke out in the club. They left in a Nissan Altima and headed west on Kraft Street. A Buick Lesabre pulled into the oncoming traffic lane and fired rounds into the front passenger window of the Nissan. The two women, sitting the backseat were hit by gunfire, one in leg and the other in the knee.

The woman shot in the knee was evaluated at Gateway and then released and woman shot in the leg was transferred to Vanderbilt. The victims said they did not know the people in the Buick. The police have no suspect description at this time.

When Clarksville Police arrived on the scene at the club, several arrests were made.

According to the campus safety alert, the shooting may not have taken place on campus but two students were involved. The notice is being issued to raise awareness of safety concerns. Contact APSU Police at 221-7786, email at apsupolice@apsu.edu or send an anonymous texts to 494-6672, if you have any information related to the shooting.

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