NU grad student fatally shot in Rogers Park believed to be innocent bystander 09/04/2018 5:14 am PDT Comments WGN via WGN: CHICAGO -- (WGN) -- An incoming Ph.D. student at Northwestern University was shot and killed in Rogers Park. The Cook County Medical Examiner identifies the victim as Shane Columbo. Investigators believe Columbo was an innocent victim caught in the crossfire around 8:30 p.m. Sunday as he waited at a bus stop near Howard Avenue and Clark Street. Gunfire broke out between two other men, police said. Columbo was from Arizona but was about the begin doctoral work at Northwestern after studying and working in San Francisco and New York City. Northwestern's president released a statement Monday. FULL STORY: NU grad student fatally shot in Rogers Park believed to be innocent bystander - WGN Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.