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Student found shot to death at university in Elizabeth City

Posted October 3, 2010
Updated October 4, 2010

— Classes were canceled Monday at a small Bible college in Elizabeth City where a student was shot and killed.

Mid-Atlantic Christian University characterized the incident as "a personal matter between two students," in a statement issued Monday. 

The university identified the deceased as Jonathan Schipper, a sophomore from Havelock.

City Manager Rich Olson said the victim was found in a campus dormitory. School officials said he was shot by another male student. The suspect's name has not been released.


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  • Whatever Geez Oct 4, 4:09 p.m.

    wow did they take down the other story

  • DizzyDaphnee Oct 4, 3:18 p.m.

    Disciples of God carrying weapons, HOW COMFORTING!

  • Raditude Oct 4, 3:18 p.m.

    Thanks, sunneyone!

  • sunneyone Oct 4, 3:05 p.m.


    more information

  • wildcat Oct 4, 2:45 p.m.

    A tragedy all around? Pray.

  • Eduardo1 Oct 4, 11:05 a.m.

    you are running this story on Local News. Which is the latest, and why don't you eliminate one story, 2 different headlines

  • ncmickey Oct 4, 9:53 a.m.

    What happened to the updated story??