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Teen Shot in Attempted Robbery Outside Clark Atlanta Dorm


A teen is in critical condition after being shot outside a residence hall at Clark Atlanta University on Friday night, according to Atlanta police.

Police said it happened just before 11 p.m. on Oct. 20 outside Beckwith Hall, where they found the victim with a gunshot wound.

According to Fox 5 Atlanta, the victim was 18-years-old.

Clark Atlanta University Beckwith Hall

Police said that the victim was sitting in front of Beckwith Hall with his girlfriend when they were approached by a man who attempted to rob them. A dispute ensued between the victim and the gunman, at which point the suspect pulled out a gun and shot the victim before escaping.

The victim was rushed to Grady Hospital in critical condition.

According to Atlanta Police, the shooting suspect took off into a dark-colored vehicle parked on the city street.

Police are investigating the shooting and looking for the suspect as no arrest has yet been made.

CAU officials say the shooting victim was not a student and that the incident was not associated with the university’s homecoming.


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