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Two Alcorn students killed and one injured in off-campus shooting

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Two students from Alcorn State University have been shot and killed, and a third student injured.

The shooting occurred last night south of Port Gibson at a place called The Ark, WLBT reports.

The names of students have not been released. The injured student was transported to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

Alcorn placed the university on lockdown immediately after the shooting; however, the school lifted the lockdown around 7:30 a.m.

The school said on Twitter that it would release an official statement about the shooting later today.

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