Spelman student killed by stray bullet

The student was on the campus of nearby Clark Atlanta University when gunfire erupted from a group fighting nearby.

A Spelman College student was shot and killed early Thursday on the campus of nearby Clark Atlanta University, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

The shooting happened about 12:30 a.m. in the 200 block of James P. Brawley Drive.

The victim, Jasmine Lynn, of Kansas City, Mo., was said to be walking southbound on James P. Brawley when she was struck in the chest by a stray round from a group of individuals involved in a physical altercation on Mitchell Street, Atlanta police Lt. Keith Meadows said.

An 18-year-old student from Clark Atlanta was also wounded when he was struck in the wrist by a stray bullet, Meadows said. That student’s name has not been released.

According to TheRoot.com, Jasmine Lynn’s My Space page indicates that she was a 19-year-old sophomore majoring in psychology and minoring in business. She graduated in 2008 from Lincoln College Preparatory Academy in Kansas City.

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