MILES COLLEGE STUDENT KILLED IN OFF-CAMPUS SHOOTING
FAIRFIELD, Ala. (AP) – Authorities say one person is in custody after a Miles College was killed in an off-campus shooting near Birmingham.
Miles College spokeswoman Alicia Johnson stated that the shooting happened Tuesday night at an off-campus apartment building.
She says one person was in custody early Wednesday.
The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identifies the victim as 21-year-old Keenen Tajae Morris of Mobile.
Johnson says school officials sent an alert to students, asking them to stay in their rooms as a precaution. She says the school is trying to learn more details of the shooting.
Fairfield police, who are investigating, could not immediately be reached for comment early Wednesday.
Fairfield is a suburb of Birmingham, just southwest of the city.