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Nevada professor allegedly shot himself to protest Trump: report

A College of Southern Nevada professor allegedly shot himself in the arm in protest against the President’s Trump card.

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A College of Southern Nevada (CSN) sociology professor allegedly shot himself while on campus last month to protest against President Trump, police said.

Mark Bird, a professor emeritus at CSN in Las Vegas, was found suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound on the morning of August 28, Richard More, a CSN spokesperson, told Fox News. He was treated for the injury on his arm and was arrested, the said.

Bird was charged with carrying a concealed weapon without a license, discharging a gun in a prohibited structure, and in the possession of a dangerous weapon on school property, the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

In their report, police said a Bird told them he shot himself in the neighbourhood of a campus bathroom to protest Trump, according to the Review-Journal. A $100 bill was stuck in the bathroom with the comment that it’s “for the concierge,” the report said.

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The bird was first employed by the school in August 1993 and still work there, More said.

The professor has a preliminary hearing for Sept. 17 in Las Vegas, according to the Review-Journal.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn is a Reporter for Fox News. Follow her on Twitter: @K_Schallhorn.

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