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JSU sends active shooter alert after shooting near campus

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Published 1 week ago - Duration: 02:28s
JSU lifted lockdown after man shot near campus.
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JSU sends active shooter alert after shooting near campus

J-P-D SAYS IT IS REVIEWINGSURVEILLANCE CAMERA FOOTAGE OFTHESHOOTER WHO FLED THE SCENE IN ABLACK HONDAACCORD.THE CAMPUS PUT ON LOCKDOWNBECAUSE OFREPORTS OF AN ACTIVE SHOOTER BUTJ-S-U NOOFFERING ANY MORE DETAIL.

ALEXIS GREEN/JSU STUDENT: AND ISAID ARE THOSE GUNSHOTS ANDEVERYBODY JUST STARTED RUNNING.,JSU STUDENTS RUNNING COVER JUSTBEFORELUNCH WHEN SHOTS WERE FIRED ONTHEEDGE OF CAMPUS ON DALTON STREET.ALEXIS GREEN SAW IT ALL.

ALEXISGREEN/JSU STUDENT: AND THEY TOLDUS TO GET TO THE 2ND FLOORBECAUSE AN ACTIVSHOOTER WAS ON CAMPUS, SO WE HADTO GO INTO A ROOM AND HIDE UNTILTHEY TOLD US OTHERWISE.SCOTT SIMMONS: WHAT DID YOUTHINK AT THE TIME THIS WAS GOINGON?ALEXIS GREEN/JSU STUDENT:SCARED.I DIDN'T KNOW WHERE THEBULLETS WERE COMING FROM.

SHESAYS SHE HEARD 3SHOTS.

OTHERS ON CAMPUS LOOKEDFORCOVER.AKEELAH JONES/ JSU STUDENT:LOCKING THE DOORS MAKING SUREEVEYRONE WAS SAFE.SCOTT SIMMONS/REPORTI NG: WHATWAS GOING THROUGH YOUR MIND WHENYOU HEARD THIS WAS GOING DOWN?AKEELAH JONES: WELL GRADUATIONIS TWO DAYS AWAY.JONATHAN JOHNSON/WITNESS: OHYEAH YOU THINK ABOUT THAT YOUTHINK ABOUT THE PROTECTION OFEVERYBODY ELSE AND JUSTMAKING IT BACK HOME.

JSU SENTOUT ALERTS AND PLACED THECAMPUS ON LOCKDOWN WARNING OF ANACTIVESHOOTER "ON CAMPUS".MAXINE GREENLEAF/JSUCOMMUNICATIONS: THE INFORMATIONWE HAVE SO FAR IS THAT A BLACKMALE WAS SHOT AND HE WAS NOT AJSUSTUDENT.LATER JSU, TRYING TO CLARIFY THESHOTSHAPPENED RIGHT ON THE EDGE OFCAMPUS.MAXINE GREENLEAF/JSUCOMMUNICATIONS: JACKSON STATEUNIVERSITY IS A SAFE CAMPUS ANDYOU CAN SEE THAT FROM THE TIMEOUR CAMPUS POLICEDEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO THESITUATION.MAXINEGREENLEAF?JSU COMMUNICATIONS:IT WAS LESS THAN 10 MINUTES.REPORTER: LESS THAN 10 MINUTESFOR WHEN YOU SENT OUT THENOTIFICATION OR YOUR OFFICER'SWERE ON SCENE?MAXINE GREENLEAF: THAT OUROFFICERS WERE ON SCENE.

THESHOOTINGHAPPENED JUST OUTSIDE THE DOORSOF JSU'SCAMPUS POLICE STATION.MAXINE GREENLEAF/JSUCOMMUNICATIONS: WE DON'T HAVEANY FURTHER DETAILS YOU WILLHAVE TO ASK JPD .JPD OFFERING NO ONCAMERA INTERVIEWS REGARDING THESHOOTING...AND SAYINGINVESTIGATORS WEREREVIEWING SURVEILLANCE CAMERAFOOTAGE FOR CLUSES AS THEWHEREABOUTS OFTHE SHOOTER.

THE GUNSHOT VICTIM REPORTEDLYSUFFEREDNON LIFE THREATENING WOUND TOTHE LEG.NOW NEW DETAILS.

JSU THE CAR THEGUNMAN WAS DRIVINTG AS A BLACKHONDA ACCOWITH A LICENSE PLATE NUMBERM-A-C 0214".

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