BREAKING: Texas Southern University Shooting – One Killed, One Wounded

One person was fatally shot on Friday and another person was wounded in a shooting an apartment complex adjacent to the campus of Texas Southern University in Houston, and a suspect has been taken into custody, police said.

The school, with about 9,700 students, was placed on lockdown after the shooting and all classes were canceled on Friday. Authorities have not yet identified the suspect or the victims.

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The incident came several hours after an 18-year-old student opened fire with a handgun on the campus of Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff early on Friday, killing one person and wounding three, in the latest in a series of U.S. school shootings.

Texas Southern said there was a separate shooting incident at an apartment complex near campus on Thursday night.

(Reporting by Jon Herskovitz, Jim Forsyth and the Houston Bureau; Editing by Bill Trott and Will Dunham)

According to, this is the third shooting on the TSU campus in the past two months, and the second at this apartment complex.

Earlier this week, one person was injured while on the “Tiger Walk.” TSU Police are still looking for that suspect, identified is Darios Tramain Crayton Scott, 19.

And back on August 27, a man and woman were both injured when a man opened fire in the parking lot of the same apartment complex as today’s shooting. Darrius Nichols, 20, is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in that case.