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Gunfire on Grambling State campus kills 1 person, wounds the other

Neither is a student and there was no active threat to the campus, university officials say
One person was killed and another was wounded when the two shot each other about 1 a.m. Oct....
One person was killed and another was wounded when the two shot each other about 1 a.m. Oct. 13, 2021, on the campus of Grambling State University, authorities and school officials said.(KNOE)
Published: Oct. 13, 2021 at 4:23 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 13, 2021 at 7:35 PM CDT

GRAMBLING, La. (KSLA) — Gunfire during homecoming week on the Grambling State campus claimed a life and wounded another person.

The two people were shot about 1:08 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13 in front of Favrot Student Union during an event not sanctioned by the school, authorities and university officials said.

Authorities have not yet released their names.

Grambling State said that neither person is a student and that there was no active threat to the campus.

Two students did sustain minor injuries while fleeing the area, GSU added.

Another person is suspected of firing a gun into the air.

Louisiana State Police is leading the investigation into the deadly shooting.

Meantime, Grambling State officials say homecoming week activities will continue as planned.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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