GRAMBLING, La. One person was killed and seven others wounded on Sunday in Grambling State University in the second fatal shooting within the Louisiana school within the last four days, authorities said.
The shooting occurred at just before the time of 1 a.m. Sunday morning on the quad of the campus as per posts on social media from the university. The victim was not a student at the university however the victim who was student had injuries treated that weren’t life-threatening. The identities of the victims aren’t known yet.
On Sunday, the Homecoming festivities and classes on Tuesday and Monday were cancelled. The university has set an hourly curfew that runs from 9 p.m. until 6:30 a.m. until any further announcement.
The morning of Wednesday was a wake-up call. one person was killed and three other people were injured in another shooting on campus. The school announced in a press release that the gunfire was triggered by two students who were not enrolled at the institution. Two students living nearby suffered injuries that weren’t life-threatening.
Jatavious Carroll, 18 was identified as a suspect in this incident, but hasn’t yet been arrested, Louisiana State Police said in a statement issued Sunday evening. The police are looking into the two Grambling State shootings.