Mountain View Hall at Northern Arizona University where a fatal shooting occurred Friday morning ABC15 News

Mountain View Hall at Northern Arizona University, where a fatal shooting occurred Friday morning.

Shooting at Northern Arizona University leaves 1 student dead, 3 wounded

Freshman student is in custody after allegedly opening fire in residence hall parking lot.

One student was shot to death and three others were wounded overnight at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff when a quarrel turned violent in a parking lot outside a residence hall.

KPNX-TV reports that the alleged gunman, freshman Steven Jones, 18, was taken into custody by the first police officer who arrived on the scene the 1:20 a.m. shooting. Jones did not resist.

The dead student was identified by Northern Arizona University as Colin Brough. The three wounded men — Nicholas Prato, Kyle Zientek and Nicholas Piring — were being treated at Flagstaff Medical Center. Their conditions were not immediately available.

Police say the attack began as a confrontation between two groups of students. When it became physical, Jones allegedly pulled a gun and opened fire.

The shooting occurred in a parking lot near Mountain View Hall, where most of the school's fraternity members are residents.

Northern Arizona president Rita Cheng issued a statement Friday morning about the incident.

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