(News) One person dead, one wounded in TSU campus shooting


According to ABC 13 news, one person is dead and one wounded at Texas Southern University. The campus is currently on lockdown and classes have been canceled while reports suggest a possible suspect in custody.

The shooting took place at the Tierwester Oaks section of the University Courtyard Apartment Complex in 3500 block of Blodgett Street near Canfield at around 11:30 am.

Kendrick Callis, University spokesman, said the campus is currently on lockdown and classes have been cancelled.

This incident marks the third shooting on the TSU campus in the past two months and the second at this apartment complex.

TSU spokesman Eva Pickens issued this statement following the shooting:

“Texas Southern University has announced the campus is on lockdown following a shooting incident just moments ago. Early reports indicate two shot -conditions not known right now. The assailant is still at large. All staff are asked to remain in offices -students to remain in classrooms until further notice.”

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