El­iz­a­beth City State University student hit by gunfire on campus

Elizabeth City State University. (WAVY/Walter Hildebrand)

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WAVY) – An El­iz­a­beth City State University student was hit by gunfire while walking on campus last Saturday.

ECSU Police Chief John Manley says around 12:55 a.m. on April 8, a student was walking when shots were fired from off campus. Manley says the shooter was possibly at or near a barbershop and Roebuck Stadium on Herrington Road, across from the University.

The student was shot in the foot and was released from the hospital the same night with non life-threatening injuries.

An alert was sent out to ECSU students about the incident.

Campus police are still investigating and say the student was not a target.

Stay tuned to WAVY.com for updates.