Photo released of person of interest in TSU shooting

Authorities have released a photo of a person of interest in connection to the Texas Southern University shooting incident.

An 18-year-old freshman college student was killed and another person was injured after a shooting at Texas Southern University on Friday. Houston police have identified the victim who died as Brent Randall.

Houston police say they continue to question two suspects now in custody. Investigators are looking for a third person, described as a black male, 22-to-25 years old, 6-feet tall, 180-190 pounds. Police say he has dreadlocks and wore a black shirt and black pants the day of the shooting.

PHOTOS: Shooting at Texas Southern University


Investigators say an argument of some sort led three men to shoot two others. The two were shot in the 3500 block of Blodgett Street at Tierwester around 11:30am. The shooting happened at the Tierwester Oaks section of the University Courtyard apartment complex.

Texas Southern University President John M. Rudley was obviously frustrated by the repeated shootings that have occurred at the university since the fall semester began.

Rudley said one student was shot to death in the same complex at the beginning of the semester. There was also another shooting early Friday morning. Then the deadly shooting a few hours later. Police are currently looking to see if the shootings Friday are related.

The third suspect is described as a black male, 22-to-25 years old, 6-foot, 180-190 pounds, has dreadlocks and was seen wearing a black shirt and black pants.

Earlier this week, one person was injured while on the "Tiger Walk." TSU Police are still looking for that suspect, identified is Darios Tramain Crayton Scott, 19.

And back on August 27, a man and woman were both injured when a man opened fire in the parking lot of the same apartment complex as Friday's shooting. Darrius Nichols, 20, is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in that case.
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