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Shooting leads to exam cancellation

The University of Calgary took precautionary measures and cancelled exams after a student's home was shot up on Sunday

Exams were cancelled at the University of Calgary on Monday after a student’s home was shot up over the weekend. Bullet holes pierced the house and vehicles parked outside during the shooting, which took place about 4 a.m. Sunday.

The student, who was scheduled to a write a final exam Monday, approached university staff and expressed concern about the incident and his safety. When he requested to postpone his exam, the university opted to defer the writing of exams for all students at the main campus.

In addition, police officers and security personnel patrolled the campus throughout the morning and afternoon. Investigators later determined there was no direct threat made to the student following Sunday’s shooting. Investigators believe the shooting stemmed from an altercation between two groups at a downtown nightclub late Saturday.

With a report from CP

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