Texas Southern University on Lockdown After Second Deadly College Shooting of the Day
Texas Southern University was on lockdown on Friday after two people were shot - one fatally - at a student housing complex, officials said.
The shooting was the second fatal campus shooting to unfold on Friday. It came just hours after a student was killed and three others were injuried at Northern Arizona University. A freshman was taken into custody.
In Texas, Houston Police said a possible suspect had been detained. A university spokesperson said early on Friday afternoon that the campus is on lockdown and classes have been canceled.
One person fatally shot, one wounded at 3545 Blodgett, an apartment complex near TSU campus. A possible suspect is detained. PIO en route.— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) October 9, 2015
Classes are canceled for remainder of the day.— Texas Southern (@TexasSouthern) October 9, 2015
The shooting was reported around 11:30 a.m. local time at University Courtyard Apartments, which is on the edge of the Houston campus.
No other details were immediately available. This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
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