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Temple University student shot multiple times, dies inside off-campus apartment: Cops

Authorities in Pennsylvania confirmed a 21-year-old junior at Temple University was fatally shot near the campus Saturday night.

According to WTXF, Daniel Duignam was inside his apartment off campus when he was shot multiple times.

Police indicate he was shot in the arm, chest and groin and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The shooting took place at about 9:30 p.m. and authorities have signaled that they do not believe it was a random act. Police reports officer few additional details, such as a possible motive for the shooting.

His neighbors described Duignam as a good student and a quiet individual who never caused any trouble.

The president of Temple University issued a lengthy statement acknowledging the death and promising both support for students and increased security near the school.

“On behalf of everyone at Temple, I want to extend my deepest sympathies to Daniel’s family and friends at this tragic time,” Richard M. Englert wrote. “They are in the thoughts and prayers of us all.”

There were no reports of an arrest in connection with the homicide. Anyone with information about the shooting are asked to call 215-204-1234 or leave a confidential tip by calling 215-204-6493.

As Fox News reported, another Temple University was shot and killed earlier this academic year.

Police in Miami Beach, Florida, shot 22-year-old Cariann Hithon in October after she allegedly struck an officer with her vehicle.

The prior month, police say a female Temple University student was found murdered in her Hawley, Pennsylvania, home.

[Featured image: Daniel Duignam/LinkedIn]