1 dead, another wounded in Texas college housing complex shooting

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HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Police say one person is dead and another wounded after a shooting at a Texas Southern University student housing complex.

University spokesman Kendrick Callis said the shooting was reported around 11:30 a.m. Friday at University Courtyard Apartments on the edge of the Houston campus. Callis said the campus was placed on lockdown and classes were canceled for the rest of the day.

Houston Police tweeted early Friday afternoon that a possible suspect had been detained.

Police and emergency vehicles were at the scene. Additional details weren’t immediately available.

The university has about 9,700 students.

Texas Southern University shooting (Courtesy: KPRC, Anoushah Rasta)
Texas Southern University shooting (Courtesy: KPRC, Anoushah Rasta)

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