A Widener University student is in the hospital after he was shot near the school’s athletic center Monday night.
Chester Police say the unidentified student was sitting inside his car in the parking lot of the Schwartz Athletic Center on 17th Street and Melrose Avenue in Chester, Pa. around 8:45 p.m.
Suddenly police say an unidentified gunman opened fire, striking the victim in the left side. The gunman then fled the scene.
Police say the student called 911 himself and reported the shooting. He was taken to the Crozer-Chester Medical Center and his condition has not yet been revealed. His family is currently with him.
Police say they have not yet spoken to the victim and so far have no information on a possible motive or description of the shooter.