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Dave Sobelman to FOX6 News: “Some idiot felt the need to bring a gun into my restaurant & shot himself”

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MILWAUKEE -- Dave Sobelman, owner of Sobelman's Pub and Grill tells FOX6 News a gun was fired inside his restaurant on the Marquette University campus on Wednesday, June 22nd.

Sobelman told FOX6 News: "Some idiot felt the need to bring a gun into my restaurant to eat chicken wings and then shot himself."

Shooting at Sobelman's on MU campus

According to Milwaukee police, officers were called out to the scene shortly before 7:30 p.m.

Police say it appears the 20-year-old man accidentally discharged the firearm in the vestibule at the front door.

Debris caused by the bullet struck four people in the vestibule -- all Marquette University students (three females and a male.)

They suffered very minor injuries and did not require medical attention.

Shooting at Sobelman's on MU campus

Police say the shooter fled the scene, and it's unclear whether he was actually struck by the bullet and hurt.

Police are investigating, and planned to check area hospitals Wednesday night for the shooter.

Shooting at Sobelman's on MU campus

Monitor FOX6 News and for updates on this developing story.

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