NAU shooting: 1 dead, 3 wounded

100worldnews - An overnight confrontation between two groups of students escalated into gunfire Friday when a freshman at Northern Arizona University killed one person and wounded three others, authorities said.

University police chief Gregory T. Fowler identified the shooter as 18-year-old Steven Jones and said he used a handgun in the shootings at about 1:20 a.m. Friday. Police were still interviewing Jones and he had not been booked into jail Friday morning.

A Northern Arizona University student is dead and three others are injured after a shooting on campus early Friday morning.

NAU officials have identified the student killed as freshman Colin Brough, of Colorado. Nicholas Prato, Kyle Zientek and Nicholas Piring, also freshmen, are currently being treated at Flagstaff Medical Center. Their current conditions are unclear.

The shooting occurred in a parking lot near Mountain View Hall, a student residence located on the eastern edge ofcampus near the school's football stadium.

NAU is a four-year public university that has more than 25,000 total undergraduate students at the campus in Flagstaff, a city about two hours north of Phoenix that is surrounded by mountains and ponderosa pines.

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