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Man Shot Outside Harvard Dorm



CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) Police are investigating the shooting of a man outside an entrance to a Harvard University dormitory.

Police said the victim was hospitalized in stable condition with a wound to his abdomen after the shooting late Monday afternoon at Kirkland House.

The university said the victim is not a Harvard student.

After the shooting, an e-mail was sent to Harvard students by administrators informing them of the incident and asking them to cooperate with police.

In a statement, the university said the shooting appeared to be "isolated."

No arrests were reported.

A witness told The Harvard Crimson student newspaper that thevictim, who appeared "college-aged," was bleeding, but conscious.

  • Neil Katz

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