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Columbia College locked down after shooting

Update: April 14 at 1:30 p.m.

Columbia College went on lockdown after a man was shot near the school.

The lockdown happened around 9:20 Tuesday night, and lasted until about 9:45.

Campus officials said the move was made after talking with Joint Communications.

The campus used their emergency response system and plan to react to the shooting.

Original Story:

Columbia Police are investigating a shooting near Douglas Park that happened Tuesday night.They say a man was shot once in the stomach and taken to University Hospital where he is currently recovering from surgery.Police say he was hit in the street in front of a home at 409 Circus Avenue, that's near Columbia College.Three shots were fired and the wounded man ran into the home. A woman inside called 911. EMT TMs responded just after 9 p.m.Police don't know if the two knew each other.The man believed to be between 35 and 40-years-old was conscious when he was taken to the hospital, but police aren't sure how severe his condition is.

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