FERGUSON, Mo. — A Northwest Missouri State University student was killed Tuesday in a shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, local media reported.

Kylan Harrell, 22, was reportedly found with a gunshot wound around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday and transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

No more information was released by police.

According to a university news release, Harrell was a junior organizational communication major. He served as president of the university’s Alpha Phi Alpha chapter, was active in the Men’s Minority Organization and was a student representative for the Black Alumni Chapter of the Northwest Alumni Association.

Students needing counseling assistance should contact Wellness Services at 660-562-1348, or University Police at 660-562-1254 outside of regular business hours. Faculty and staff should call the university employee assistance program at 800-964-3577. A county counseling support line also is available to all members of the Northwest community at 888-279-8188.

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