Jackson State University student killed in on-campus shooting

A statement released by acting President Elayne Hayes-Anthony said Jaylen Burns was taken to a hospital from campus after reports of shots being fired at the University Pointe Apartment Complex, which is on the Valley Street side of campus. The shooting was reported about 10 p.m. Sunday.

According to police, Burns apparently tried to drive himself to the hospital, but couldn’t make it.

JPD is assisting campus police with the investigation into the fatal shooting. Officers worked throughout the night and Monday morning scouring the apartment complex looking for scenes.

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