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Jacksonville State Police: Person treated for non-life-threatening, self-inflicted gunshot wound

Published: Sep. 8, 2021 at 9:11 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 8, 2021 at 10:04 PM CDT
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JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (WBRC) - UPDATE: Jacksonville State University released a statement Wednesday night about the possible shooting at Campus Inn Apartments.

At approximately 7 p.m. on Wednesday evening, university police received reports of an altercation that occurred between two non-students at Campus Inn Apartments. Officers arrived on the scene within a minute. No one was on scene when officers arrived. One individual is being treated at a local hospital with what is believed to be a non-life-threatening, self-inflicted gunshot wound. An investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information should contact campus police. While it is not believed that the situation poses an immediate threat to the campus community, university police encourage individuals to remain vigilant and always report any suspicious activity to 256-782-5050.

Jacksonville State University leaders tweeted before 8:00 p.m. that Jacksonville State Police were investigating a possible shooting at Campus Inn at 615 Pelham Rd N.

The tweet said: No indications of active threat to campus community. Stay vigilant; report suspicious activity at 256-782-5050.

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