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Homeless man wounded by police in shooting at Florida Atlantic University, report says

Authorities arrive at a scene of a shooting on the Florida Atlantic University campus where a man was taken to a hospital in critical condition WPEC

Authorities at the scene of a shooting on the Florida Atlantic University campus in Boca Raton on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013; a homeless man reportedly was wounded, hospitalized
WPEC

(CBS) - BOCA RATON, Fla. - Florida Atlantic University police shot and wounded a homeless man who showed a knife when police responded to a report of a person on a roof, CBS affiliate WPEC reported.

FAU police report the call came in at 10:01 a.m. from 3701 NW 8th St. FAU police officers went on the building's roof,  where a white man said to be in his 20s or 30s produced a knife.

The wounded man man was taken to Delray Medical Center in serious condition, WPEC reported.

The shooting happened in a corporate research section of the Florida Atlantic campus, away from where most classes are held.

The campus was not placed on lockdown.

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