An altercation then ensued and gunshots were fired. Only one of the security guards exchanged fire, according to club owner Odi Obilo.
Three security guards were taken in for questioning, police said. All three were cleared by investigation.
The student was shot by a stray bullet on 15th Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue. He was taken to Hahnemann University Hospital and released after further observation, according to Temple University spokesman Ray Betzner. The name of the student has not been released and it wasn't immediately known if he is a Temple student.
After the shooting, the gunman tossed his weapon and fled the area. He checked into the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania with a gunshot wound to the knee, police said. Criminal charges were pending last night.
The university began sending messages to its students and faculty about 2:40 a.m., alerting them of the shooting and urging them to avoid the area, Betzner said.
Another message was sent a half-hour later reporting the condition of the student.
Betzner said that the area on the edges of the university's campus should not be considered dangerous, despite yesterday morning's events.
"It is our job to make sure our students are aware of their surroundings," Betzner said. "But students shouldn't be any more concerned of that area than any other area around campus."
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