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Man shot at Morehouse College after argument over basketball game

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Officials say a man was shot on the campus of Morehouse College on Friday.

A statement from Morehouse College said that an argument began after a pick-up basketball game at the gym at Samuel H. Archer Hall. Four shots were fired and a Morehouse student was hit in the forearm, according to the statement.

According to Atlanta Police Officer John Chafee, initial reports indicate that the man was alert and conscious after being transported to Grady Memorial Hospital. He is expected to recover.

Authorities said the suspect is believed to be Atlanta University Center student. Police say they have more than 300 surveillance cameras on campus and they have cell phone video from witnesses of the shooting. They are now working on getting a positive ID of the suspect.

Morehouse Campus Police are working with Atlanta Police and Clark Atlanta Police to investigate the shooting.

A basketball game between Morehouse and Clark Atlanta scheduled for Saturday has been cancelled, the statement said.

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