2 suspects arrested in fatal shooting near Texas Southern University
Two people have been arrested in connection with a Friday morning fatal shooting near the campus of Texas Southern University, according to Jodi Silva, Houston Police public information officer.
Police are looking for a third suspect, she said at a press conference.
The shooting occurred outside the Courtyard Apartments near the campus, CNN affiliate KPRC reported.
The school, near downtown Houston, went into lockdown after the shooting. The identities of the victim or the suspects were were not released. It was not known if anybody involved was a student.
KPRC reported that another shooting happened Thursday night at the same apartment complex but no details were available. Police have not said if the two shootings are related.
The two police tweets about the Friday shooting read:
“One person fatally shot, one wounded at 3545 Blodgett, an apartment complex near TSU campus. A possible suspect is detained. PIO en route.”
“Shooting was reported about 11:30am. It does not involve an active shooter.”
The university has about 10,000 students, according to its website.
Classes were suspended for the rest of the day.
By Ralph Ellis, CNN
CNN’s Sheena Jones contributed to this report.