JSU Faculty Member Shot in Attempted Robbery - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

JSU faculty member shot in attempted robbery

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A robbery attempt resulted in a shooting on the campus of Jackson State University Monday night.

Campus police said it happened in the parking lot of the John A. Peoples Science building just after 9 PM.

Jackson police said a black male in his late teens to early 20s used a gray revolver in an attempt to rob a female faculty member. Police said two other black males were with the gunman at the time.

The faculty member was shot and taken to the hospital. Officials did not release her and there was no word on her condition.

No arrests have been made at this point.

The Jackson Police Department is assisting in the investigation.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact campus police at 601-979-2580.

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