Syracuse campus lifts lockdown after shots fired

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Syracuse University has ended its lockdown as police say the suspect in an off-campus shooting is no longer in the area.

University officials e-mailed a lockdown alert to its more than 19,000 students as a precaution just after 11:30 a.m. Monday.

The alert was lifted about an hour later when police reported the suspect was gone.

Police say a 20-year-old man was sitting in a parked car several blocks from campus when another car drove by and someone fired multiple shots at him.

They say the victim was hit in the neck and hospitalized. His condition was not available. School officials say he was not a student.

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