Freshman Attacked At MTSU

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) -- A freshman coed is in critical condition after being attacked by another student in a dorm room at Middle Tennessee State University.

University officials said an emergency call was placed by the suspect to police around midnight and an 18-year-old student was found injured and unconscious in the suspect's dorm room.

The suspect, who is an 18-year-old male freshman, was charged with attempted first-degree murder. He and the victim lived in the same coed dorm but it is not yet known if they were acquainted.

The method of attack and the nature of her injuries have not been released.

The motive also has not been announced.

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