JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Jackson State University went on lockdown after an active shooter was reported on campus.
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.