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Police in central Illinois have arrested a 23-year-old suspect in last week's shooting of an Illinois State University student.

Marshall Smith, of Bloomington, is being held on $1 million bond. He has been charged with aggravated battery and aggravated discharge of a firearm near a school.

The shooting took place around 3 a.m. on Aug. 18 during a confrontation between people at an apartment building near the campus in Normal.

The young woman who was shot suffered severe injuries, but authorities say they are not life-threatening.

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