Man wanted on charges for alleged vandalism with gun on Louisiana Tech campus

(Louisiana Tech University)
Published: Jan. 15, 2023 at 12:54 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 15, 2023 at 4:03 PM CST
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RUSTON, La. (KSLA) - Louisiana Tech University is pressing charges against a student who fired a gun on campus and damaged part of a building.

Louisiana Tech University Police has identified LaTech student Jacob D. Roberts, 30, as a suspect.

The Dec. 31 incident involved a firearm being discharged, damaging a window in the Engineering and Science building.

The LTUP has obtained warrants against Roberts for felony possession of a firearm on a university campus and criminal damage to property.

Currently, Roberts is in jail in Rogers, Ark., on unrelated charges. Police are working on extradition proceedings.