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Police: Shooting near Boise State campus was botched robbery



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BOISE, Idaho  — Police in Boise, Idaho, say two men have been charged with first-degree murder in connection with a shooting that happened near a Boise State University student housing complex.

In a statement released Tuesday, police said evidence suggests the victim was shot during a botched sidewalk robbery.

Officers responded to the call about shots fired around 11:30 Monday night.

They found a man lying in the street with gunshot wounds who was taken to a hospital and died.

Officers searched the surrounding area and took two suspects into custody.

Neither the victim nor the suspects were Boise State University students or staffers.