{{show_title_date || "Shooting near Texas Southern University, 10/9/15, 2:13 PM ET"}}

1 dead, 1 wounded in shooting at Texas Southern University


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.

One of the victims was taken to a hospital in a critical condition but later died, NBC affiliate KPRC reported.

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

Police were investigating whether the shooting was linked to another that occurred in the same vicinity around midnight Thursday.

Friday’s shooting was the TSU’s third this week. On Tuesday, a man was shot in the abdomen on a roadway that leads through the university. He was hospitalized in serious but stable condition.

Texas Southern University has about 10,000 students.

Joe Dieppa contributed. This is a developing news story. Please check back for updates. This article originally appeared on NBCNews.com.