Ani OkekeEwo and Nicholas Kollias students at the University of Rochester were rescued after being abducted over the weekend Rochester Police

Ani Okeke-Ewo and Nicholas Kollias, students at the University of Rochester, were rescued after being abducted over the weekend.

SWAT team rescues 2 kidnapped University of Rochester students

One of the students suffered a gunshot wound in the leg during the rescue.

Two students at the University of Rochester were rescued by a SWAT team after being abducted and held for more than a day.

NBC News reports that a Sunday night raid in Rochester, N.Y., freed free students Nicholas Kollias, 21, of Northbrook, Ill., and Ani Okeke-Ewo, 21, of Aurora, Ill. One of the two students--authorities did not say which--suffered a gunshot wound in his leg and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Police say four people were in taken into custody after the raid.

The two students were reported missing about 6:30 p.m. on Saturday. They had last been seen around 2 a.m. that morning

Rochester police carried out the SWAT team rescue after investigators were able to determine the home where the students were being held.

Video from NBC News:

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