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Grambling State University gives security update after 2 deadly shootings on campus in less than a week

Grambling State University held a security update briefing Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 after the...
Grambling State University held a security update briefing Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 after the campus experience two deadly shootings in less than a week.(KSLA)
Published: Oct. 21, 2021 at 12:31 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 21, 2021 at 1:57 PM CDT

GRAMBLING, La. (KSLA) - Following a deadly homecoming week, a news conference was held to discuss the recent violence at Grambling State University.

The event was held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, in the GSU nursing building auditorium on Cole Street.

The update came a day after students returned to class Wednesday, Oct. 20 following two shootings in four days.

The news conference was held in conjunction with key law enforcement officials to provide an update on security measures and other information in light of the recent incidents on campus.

Grambling State President Rick Gallot Jr., Louisiana State Police Superintendent Col. Lamar Davis, Deputy Superintendent of Patrol Lt. Col. Chavez Canmoon, Deputy Superintendent of the Bureau of Investigation Lt. Col. Kenny VanBuren, and Lincoln Parish Sheriff Stephen Williams attended the news conference.

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