MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — One individual was killed and one other injured in a taking pictures Wednesday evening after a highschool commencement at Center Tennessee State College, based on police.
WTVF-TV reports that police confirmed the taking pictures after the Riverdale Excessive Faculty commencement at Murphy Heart, an on-campus area. The injured sufferer is hospitalized in essential situation. It was not instantly recognized if the victims have been college students.
Rutherford County Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh advised native media that the shooter or shooters stay at massive and that Ok-9 items and officers have been canvassing the realm.
Riverdale’s graduation ceremony for 450 seniors began at 7 p.m. and had ended and folks have been leaving by the point the taking pictures had taken place.
“Tonight’s taking pictures at MTSU is a tragedy,” Rutherford County Sheriff’s Workplace Sgt. Dan Goodwin stated. “We mourn with the household who misplaced a cherished one and the sufferer injured.”
He stated that police discovered two folks affected by gunshots close to the tennis courts.
“We’re asking for the general public’s endurance. We’re at floor zero on this investigation,” Goodwin stated.
Rutherford County Colleges spokesperson James Evans stated the college, about 35 miles (56 kilometers) southeast of Nashville, could be closed on Thursday as a precaution.