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Former Georgia State student shot outside of Commons

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A Georgia State student was shot Saturday morning around 4:30 a.m. according to a campus broadcast issued by the Georgia State University Police Department.

According to Georgia State University Police Chief Joseph Spillane, Nikari Elder was inside a car with three other passengers when one of them shot the student in the face.

The shooter was not a student.

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The group had been discussing getting more drugs with an individual outside of the car, and the police also recovered a gun and marijuana from the vehicle, Spillane said.

Elder was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

This is a developing story. Follow @gsusignal for updates.

This article was updated on Aug. 12 at 3:30 p.m. to include information regarding the victim.

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