NYU student shot by stray bullet outside MetroTech Center, Brooklyn

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Authorities say a New York University student was injured after being struck by a stray bullet on the campus in Brooklyn Tuesday.

Police say the shooting happened at about 3 p.m. while the students stood outside MetroTech Center.

The yet to be identified student went into the center after being hit by the bullet. He was taken to the hospital, where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

police declared the area ‘clear,’ Tuesday evening and NYU students and staff in the MetroTech area were able to resume normal activities.

“The University is also concerned about the occurrence of a shooting so near one of our buildings.

We will be talking with city law enforcement authorities about the episode and what can be done to enhance safety in the area,” the university said.

The shooting remains under investigation.