2 USC Students Shot at Party Thief opens fire near campus: cops By Mary Papenfuss, Newser User Posted Sep 5, 2011 2:14 AM CDT Updated Sep 5, 2011 2:27 AM CDT 8 comments Comments The USC Trojan mascot watches over the LA campus. (Wikipedia) (Newser) – Two students from the University of Southern California were shot at a party near the USC campus yesterday. Several students confronted a man who appeared to be stealing items from an apartment complex where the party was taking place. He opened fire, shooting a male student in the chest and a female student in the hand, said police. The male student underwent surgery and is listed in critical but stable condition. There have been no arrests yet, reports the Los Angeles Times.