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Lockdown at Florida college after gunfire

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  • Gunfire heard at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton
  • Male suspect sought after shots were fired around 1:15 a.m. at school dorm
  • The incident resulted in minor injuries, but the cause was not immediately clear
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(CNN) -- Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton instituted a campus lockdown early Wednesday, following an outbreak of gunfire at a school dormitory.

Police are looking for an unidentified male suspect after shots were fired around 1:15 a.m. at University Village Apartments, said FAU Deputy Police Chief Keith Totten.

"The suspect -- at this time -- we have been unable to locate," Totten said. "Due to that, we activated the emergency notification systems on campus ... and closed all the campus entries."

Campus police released photos of a "person of interest" in the case, showing a man who was wearing a red t-shirt, dark pants and had his hair in cornrows.

A statement from the university said: "It is believed that this is an isolated incident. No one was seriously injured ... though a non student received minor injuries."

No one was taken to the hospital for treatment, Totten said. E-mail to a friend E-mail to a friend

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