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Jonathan Schipper Dead: Mid-Atlantic Christian University Student Shot In Dorm

10/ 4/10 10:29 PM ET   AP

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ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — A student at a Bible college in North Carolina was shot and killed in his dorm room, and school officials say another student is responsible.

Mid-Atlantic Christian University says on its website that sophomore Jonathan Schipper was shot and killed Sunday.

The school's statement said the shooting appeared to be a personal matter between two students. The statement also said the person believed to have shot Schipper surrendered to police. A police dispatcher in Elizabeth City in northeastern North Carolina said no additional information was available Monday night.

Police responded to a report of a shooting on the MACU campus around 1 p.m. Sunday. Schipper's body was found in a student dorm.

The school's statement says Schipper was from Havelock.

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