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Student found shot to death at university in Elizabeth City

Posted October 3, 2010 10:12 p.m. EDT
Updated October 4, 2010 9:56 p.m. EDT

— 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.