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Two students were injured in a shooting at York University shortly before 11 p.m. March 6. Campus was put under a two-hour lockdown, and classes have since resumed.
The victims, both female, were taken to hospital after one was shot in the leg and the other hit by shrapnel. Neither was the intended target, according to police.
Mamdouh Shoukri, president and vice-chancellor of the university, identified both victims as students. He added that the university is cooperating with a police investigation.
“Our immediate focus is on supporting the two students and their families, and in providing counselling support for York community members,” Shoukri said in a statement released Friday. “Senior university representatives have been with the victims at the hospital, and I am appreciative to hear that both are receiving the treatment they need.”