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Two Dead in US University Shootings

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Two people embrace outside a Northern Arizona University student dormitory, Oct. 9, 2015, in Flagstaff, Ariz., after an early morning confrontation between two groups of students escalated into gunfire.

Two people embrace outside a Northern Arizona University student dormitory, Oct. 9, 2015, in Flagstaff, Ariz., after an early morning confrontation between two groups of students escalated into gunfire.

Shooting incidents at two U.S. universities have left two people dead and at least three others wounded Friday.

During the early morning hours, Police were called to a parking lot on the campus of Northern Arizona University (NAU) Friday after gunfire was heard.

An altercation between two student groups had ended in a shooting incident that left one person dead and three others wounded.

The victim was identified as student Colin Brough and a second student, 18-year-old Steven Jones was taken into custody.

“This is not going to be a normal day at NAU. Our hearts are heavy,” said university president Rita Cheng

The campus of a Texas Southern University in Houston was on lockdown later Friday after a shooting in a university-owned apartment complex on the edge of campus killed one person. Classes were cancelled for the day.

President Barack Obama was due in Oregon to meet with victims of yet another deadly college shooting.

During a shooting rampage at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, a 26-year-old gunman killed nine people before taking his own life.

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