1 dead, 1 hurt in shooting near EMU campus

Mark Hicks
The Detroit News

One person died and another was wounded in a shooting Tuesday night near Eastern Michigan University's campus in Ypsilanti, officials said.

The incident was reported about 9 p.m. near Ballard and Cross, the school said on Twitter.

One of the victims died at the scene; the other was transported to a hospital, EMU tweeted. Other details were not released.

Ypsilanti police officials were not immediately available for comment late Tuesday.

The intersection near the scene was closed and drivers were warned to avoid the area, according to an alert from the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office.