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Police investigation surrounds Jackson State football

Jackson, MS (Sports Network) - An investigation continues in the shooting death of a 19-year-old male at a weekend party involving Jackson State University football players.

The victim, Nolan Ryan Henderson, from Atlanta, was found fatally shot by Jackson police early Sunday in an apartment building just a short walking distance from the JSU campus.

The mother of the victim, Sanya Henderson, told The Clarion-Ledger newspaper that her son was beaten by football players at the party at the apartment building Saturday night before he was killed.

The Clarion-Ledger reported no arrests have been made while JSU players are being questioned by the Jackson Police Department. The department has two guns in custody for ballistics tests.

03/28 13:02:19 ET