3 Southern Miss. athletes injured in incident

A spokeswoman says three University of Southern Mississippi

athletes have been injured off campus, and police say three people

are in critical condition after being shot at a club.

However, neither spokeswoman Beth Taylor nor police would say

whether the three people shot were the athletes.

Taylor would not say how the athletes were hurt or provide more

details about the incident. Taylor would not identify the students

but says the school will hold a news conference at 1:30 p.m.

CST.

Hattiesburg Police Sgt. Allen Murray says three people were shot

outside of a club early Sunday morning, but he would not identify

them or say whether those people were students at the

university.

Murray says the three are in critical condition.