One person shot on Grambling State University campus

School on ‘heightened alert’ Monday
A shooting has been reported on the Grambling State University campus.
A shooting has been reported on the Grambling State University campus.(Source: CBS affiliate KNOE)
Updated: Oct. 7, 2018 at 10:27 PM CDT
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GRAMBLING, LA (KSLA) - Authorities arrested one person for shooting another during an incident on the campus of Grambling State University in Grambling.

According to Javon Hackley, Media Coordinator of GSU, the shooting happened near the basketball courts late Sunday night. He also told KNOE that the school will remain on heightened alert in response to the shooting.

Overnight, GSU and Grambling police patrolled the campus.

The following alert was sent at 9:43 p.m. Sunday:

An alert from Grambling State University
An alert from Grambling State University(Source: KNOE)

“A shooting incident has occurred on campus near the basketball courts. A suspect is NOT in custody. Please remain inside your current location. If you are not on campus,please do NOT come to campus. To report any information or for immediate safety concerns, please call (318) 274-2222.”

The university then posted to social media that the shooter was in custody and the university will operate on a normal schedule Monday.

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