One person was killed and another wounded in a shooting near Texas Southern University on Thursday, police said.

The shooting occurred around 11:30 a.m. CT near the university’s student housing complex, police said, and a possible suspect had been detained.

The deceased was taken to a hospital in a critical condition and later died, NBC affiliate KPRC reported.

The campus was placed on lockdown and classes had been cancelled for the day.

It is the second shooting at TSU this week. On Tuesday, a man was shot in the abdomen on a roadway the leads through the university. He was hospitalized in serious but stable condition.


Texas Southern University has about 10,000 students.

This is a developing news story. Ple