Student transported to hospital after altercation in Patterson West

By Northern Star Staff

DeKALB – At approximately 11:15 p.m. Sunday, two NIU students in Patterson Hall West were in a physical altercation that resulted in one being transported to Kishwaukee Hospital.

The students were arguing before the incident occurred and had known each other beforehand, according to a news release from NIU.

The student transported to Kishwaukee Hospital was treated for non-life-threatening injuries and has been released.

“NIU Police and the Office of Student Conduct continue to investigate the matter and will determine appropriate disciplinary actions,” according to the release.

Editor’s note: The Northern Star has contacted the NIU Police Department and is awaiting a response. This piece will be updated with police comment and witness statements as more information becomes available.