Grambling State University shooting – one dead, seven injured

A person is dead and seven others injured in on-campus shooting at Grambling State University in Louisiana early Sunday morning, according to reports.

Louisiana State Police and Grambling State University officials said in a news conference, “One person died, one is hospitalized in critical condition and six suffered non-life-threatening wound.

Only one of the injured victims was a student.” the statement entails.

“At this point, we have no suspect information for this shooting,” said Reichardt, adding the motive is unknown. “Our investigators are doing everything they can.”

Multiple shots were fired around 1:15 a.m. in the quad area of the university’s campus, Tisha Arnold, a spokesperson for the university said.

According to Arnold, the victim who died was not a student.

The university has canceled all homecoming events Sunday and classes on Monday, according to a post on Twitter.

The shooting occurred near a dining facility where a homecoming breakfast was being prepared, university President Rick Gallot said in Sunday’s news conference.
But the incident appeared to be unrelated, the campus-sanctioned event was 100 yards away from where this happened,” according to Reichard.
Access to the school’s campus will be further restricted, Gallot said.

The shooting occurred three days after another fatal shooting on campus.

Police are seeking an unknown suspect in the incident, which does not involve Grambling students.