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Active shooter reported at Jackson State University in Mississippi 

BREAKING NEWS: Manhunt on for gunman who shot and wounded a man on the Jackson State University campus in Mississippi

  • An active shooter was reported at Jackson State University in Mississippi on Wednesday afternoon
  • Police say a man was wounded after a shooting took place on campus on Lynch Street just after 11am local time
  • The suspected shooter is said to be in a black Honda Accord with the license plate license plate number MAC 0214
  • The campus was placed on lockdown around 11.30am local time
  • Lockdown was lifted about 30 minutes later 

An active shooter was reported at Jackson State University in Mississippi early Wednesday afternoon. 

The Jackson Police Department said a shooting took place on campus on Lynch Street where a man was wounded after shots fired just after 11am local time. 

The suspected shooter was said to be in a black Honda Accord with the license plate license plate number MAC 0214. 

University spokesman L.A. Warren said a person who was not a student was shot in the leg near the corner of Dalton and Cleary streets, on the edge of campus. 

A campus police officer said there was just a single shooter, who was also not a student, according to the Mississippi Clarion Ledger. 

The victim was injured and transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

An active shooter was reported at Jackson State University in Mississippi early Wednesday afternoon after a man was shot and wounded just after 11am

The school lockdown was lifted about 30 minutes after the shooting warning was issued

The school lockdown was lifted about 30 minutes after the shooting warning was issued

The campus announced the active shooter at 11.39pm EST on Wednesday, warning people on campus to take shelter immediately. 

‘We have an active shooter on campus. The suspected shooter is in a black Honda Accord, license plate number MAC 0214. The entire campus community should take shelter immediately. The campus is currently on lock down. We will notify you when the situation is resolved,’ the school said.  

The campus was placed on lockdown around 11.30am local time. The lockdown was lifted about 30 minutes later. 

Police have not provided any information on a motive or suspect. 

Warren said that the shooter’s Honda vehicle has not been seen on campus since the initial shooting was reported. 

Shooting took place on Lynch Street on the campus of Jackson State University in Mississippi

Shooting took place on Lynch Street on the campus of Jackson State University in Mississippi

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