Police investigate Tennessee State student death as homicide

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities in Nashville have opened a homicide investigation into the death of a 19-year-old Tennessee State University student who was found shot in a campus dorm.

Nashville police said in a statement Monday that 19-year-old Rickey B. Scott of Ohio was found unconscious Sunday in a residence hall walkway and was taken to a hospital where medical staff determined he had been shot in the abdomen. He was then transferred to another medical center, where he died.

Police say a search warrant was executed, but police haven’t recovered the gun used in the shooting.

Police say the investigation remains active and that detectives have interviewed multiple people and reviewed campus surveillance video. No arrests have been made.

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