Spelman Student Killed by Stray Bullet

The victim, Jasmine Lynn, of Kansas City was struck by a bullet from a nearby altercation...


A sad day for Spelman. From the Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

A Spelman College student was shot and killed early Thursday on the campus of nearby Clark Atlanta University.

The shooting happened about 12:30 a.m. in the 200 block of James P. Brawley Drive, according to the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office.

The victim, Jasmine Lynn, of Kansas City, Mo., was “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 Jasmine Lynn’s My Space page, the 19-year-old sophomore was majoring in psychology and minoring in business.

She was a 2008 graduate of Lincoln College Preparatory Academy in Kansas City.

Come on, man. COME ON.