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Student Shot by GRU Public Safety Officer

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A Georgia Regents University student is recovering after an on campus shooting early Saturday morning.

The incident happened after officers responded to a loud noise complaint at University Village Apartments.

When authorities arrived, a student got into his car and reportedly tried to drive into an officer.

The officer then shot at the student, hitting him in the hand and the mouth.

The student is identified as 19-year-old Specialist Dante Stewart, of the Georgia National Guard.

Charges of aggravated assault on a police officer are pending at this time.

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