UPDATE: Alabama State University reopened at 7:40 a.m. after nearly seven hours on lockdown due to a nearby shooting
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama State University went on lockdown early Saturday morning.
According to a tweet from ASU Public Safety, the campus went on lockdown just before 1 a.m.
U.S. Marshals advised Public Safety a shooting occurred near the Winn Dixie on Carter Road, less than a mile from campus.
On-campus students were advised to stay in their dorms.