UPDATE: 4:30 a.m. EDT -- Tennessee State University spokeswoman Kelli Sharpe said, according to the Associated Press (AP), that the male who died in a shooting on campus late Thursday was not enrolled at the school. The shooting occurred in an outdoor courtyard after a dispute over a dice game, the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department said in a tweet.
1 person fatally wounded & 2 others hospitalized in Thur nite shooting @ TSU--apparent dispute over dice game in outdoor courtyard.
— Metro Nashville PD (@MNPDNashville) October 23, 2015
The report added, citing Sharpe, that the injuries of two other students, who were shot, were not life-threatening. No further injuries were reported and the students in the campus were reportedly escorted back to their residence halls. Tanya Stone, operations supervisor for the Metro Nashville emergency communication center, said early Friday that there was no indication of an active shooter.
UPDATE: 3:03 a.m. EDT -- One person was pronounced dead after a shooting at Tennessee State University late Thursday, CNN reported, citing police. The report added that the shooting began after a dispute over a dice game. Two others have been injured in the shooting and have been taken to a hospital for treatment.
It was not clear if the suspect has been taken into custody or if the injured people were students, Reuters reported.
Three people were shot late Thursday inside the campus of Tennessee State University in Nashville, and one of them was in critical condition, Metro Police Dispatch said, according to the Tennessean, an affiliate of USA Today. The victims were taken to the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Fox News reported.
There was no indication of an active shooter on campus, said Tanya Stone, operations supervisor for the Metro Nashville emergency communication center, according to Fox News. Stone did not clarify if the victims were students, CNN reported.
Several investigators were present on the site, which has been secured, ABC 15 Arizona reported late Thursday. The series of shootings in and near campuses over the past few weeks have led to extensive debates on gun laws in the U.S.
The latest shooting follows an attack on Umpqua Community College in Oregon on Oct. 1, where nine people were killed. On Oct. 9, a shooting in a student housing complex near Texas Southern University killed one person and left another injured. Earlier on the same day, another shooting occurred at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, killing at least one and injuring three.
A shooting also happened near Syracuse University in New York State on Oct. 14, which led to one person being killed.