Flynn Brown Obituary News: Mount Olive High School grad killed in shooting at Jackson State University.
The Friday morning Jackson State University, Mississippi, shooting victim is now identified as 22-year-old Flynn Brown.
Brown was a 2019 graduate of Mount Olive High School. He played football as a student there.
Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham Stewart confirmed Brown was shot and found inside a Dodge Challenger on campus, following the incident which happened at approximately 8 a.m. Friday, December 2, 2022.
According to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation spokesperson Bailey Martin, the suspect, now identified as 20-year-old Randall Smith of New Orleans is in custody.
JSU President Thomas K. Hudson released a statement Friday, saying;
“It is with a heavy heart that I confirm the death of a JSU student. The loss of a young person is always a devastating circumstance for our campus community. Our thoughts are with the family during this difficult time.”
JSU family, it is with a heavy heart that I confirm the death of a JSU student. The loss of a young person is always a devastating circumstance for our campus community. Our thoughts are with the family during this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/jPktddkMql
— Thomas Hudson, J.D. (@JSUPrez) December 2, 2022
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