Update: Two Shippensburg University students identified as ‘Persons of Interest’ in deadly shooting near campus

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SHIPPENSBURG TWP, CUMBERLAND CO (WBRE/WYOU-TV) — Update: 2:55 pm — Shippensburg University cancels classes Monday after two students were identified as “persons of interest” in the shooting that left one person dead.


One man was shot and killed, and another person was injured, in a shooting near Shippensburg University.

Police said it happened Sunday night around 8:00pm on High Street, about a half mile from campus.

Police said 21 year old Shakur Myers was shot and killed. 21 year old Samir Stevenson and shot and remains hospitalized. Both victims are originally from Philadelphia.

An alert was sent-out to Shippensburg University students regarding the incident. The University’s Chief of Police is assisting with the investigation.

Authorities are not saying if the victims are students. Persons of interest have been identified, but no one is in custody at this time.

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