Lockdown lifted after shooting on Jackson State campus

Updated: Dec. 4, 2019 at 11:42 AM CST
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Jackson State University went on lockdown after an active shooter was reported on campus.

A viewer image of the victim on campus.
A viewer image of the victim on campus.(Viewer)

That lockdown has been lifted. School officials said there is no longer a threat of an active shooter on campus.

However, Jackson Police Department is investigating a shooting on campus on Lynch Street where a man was wounded just after 11 a.m. They haven’t provided any information on a motive or suspect.

JPD confirmed the shooting happened at a parking lot near campus. The victim was shot in the leg and doesn’t have life-threatening injuries.

JSU officials confirmed that the shooting victim is not a student. They are unsure if the shooter is a student or not.

School officials said the shooter is in a black Honda Accord with license plate MAC-0214. There’s no description of that person available at this time.

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