The shooting happened at about 8:45 p.m. (0145 GMT) in East
Lansing, a city in the upper Midwest state, a statement from East
Lansing Police Department said.
The gunman, described as a black man in his 20s, was still at large,
though police said the shooting at the Cedar Village student
residential area did "not appear to be a random act".
"Upon arrival two victims had suffered gunshot wounds while inside
their apartment," the statement said.
One of the two MSU students had been treated at a local hospital and
"This is near but not on the MSU campus. There is no indication of
immediate danger to the campus community," said MSU spokesman Kent
U.S. President Barack Obama is due to visit East Lansing on Friday,
his first trip to Michigan since 2012, local media said.
(Reporting by Eric M. Johnson in Seattle;
editing by Louise Ireland)
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