String of robberies startles campus

A string of robberies late Monday night ended-up with one student in the hospital.

19-year-old Timothy Schumacher, a first-year student at the university, was rushed to the hospital late Monday night after he received a gunshot wound to the abdomen outside of Centennial Hall. He is reported to be in stable condition, according to the Minnesota Daily.

According to the Star Tribune, there was no motive behind the shooting of Schumacher. The shooting is believed to be the culmination of a series of robberies.

The first robbery occurred at about 10:50 p.m. on the 500 block of Huron Blvd. S.E., while the second robbery occurred after 11:00 p.m. by Moos Tower.Though valuables were taken, the students involved in both robberies were not injured, according to the Minnesota Daily.

Minneapolis police Sgt. Jesse Garcia said the incidents that occurred Monday night surprised the campus. Garcia also said that the police are unsure if the suspects were targeting college students, according to the Star Tribune.

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