Police: 2 New York college students abducted, held hostage

In this undated photo provided by the University of Rochester, Ani Okeke Ewo poses for a photo. According to police, Ewo and fellow student Nicholas Kollias were abducted Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015 in Rochester. Rochester police say a SWAT team rescued the two University of Rochester students around 9:20 p.m. Sunday. Four people have been taken into custody. The investigation is ongoing. (University of Rochester via AP)

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Two New York college students, one a current member of the football team and the other a former member, have been found safe after police say they were abducted and held hostage.

Rochester police say a SWAT team rescued the two University of Rochester seniors Sunday night.

Both were taken to the hospital, where one is recovering from a gunshot wound. Police say the student was shot in the leg before they began their rescue operation. His injury is non-life-threatening.

In this undated photo provided by the University of Rochester, Nicholas Kollias poses for a photo. (University of Rochester via AP)
In this undated photo provided by the University of Rochester, Nicholas Kollias poses for a photo. (University of Rochester via AP)

Nicholas Kollias, of Northbrook, Illinois, and Ani Okeke Ewo, of Aurora, Illinois, were reported missing Saturday evening, hours after they were last seen near the school.

Police say they were targeted by their assailants and there’s no larger threat.

Four people have been taken into custody. The investigation is ongoing.

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