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One Dead in a Texas University’s Third Reported Shooting This Week

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The site of the shooting as depicted on Google Street View.


A student was shot and killed on campus at Texas Southern University on Friday, Houston police say—and the incident is the third reported shooting at the college this week. According to the AP, two individuals have been “detained for questioning.”

A “shooting incident” was reported around midnight Thursday at the same housing complex where the student was killed Friday, and an individual was shot Tuesday on campus as well, the Washington Post writes. Friday’s death at Texas Southern was also the second fatal campus shooting in the United States in less than 12 hours; a student was killed in a confrontation early this morning at Northern Arizona University as well.