Four Students Shot at Block Party Near Clark Atlanta University

On what was supposed to be a night of celebration, quickly turned into a night of terror.

Authorities said a confrontation was the cause of a shooting that happened outside a library near Clark Atlanta University. Four college students were wounded when a gunman opened fire into a crowd of 200 people and then escaped in the chaos.

All four who were injured, all women, were in stable condition after the gunfire, which happened shortly after 10:30 p.m. Tuesday. None of their injuries were life-threatening, Atlanta police said.

The block party was celebrating the end of orientation for new students. Clark Atlanta students are scheduled to start school Wednesday.

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