Student and a friend was shot at Grambling State University

Student and a friend was shot at Grambling State University

GRAMBLING, LA (KSLA) –Police and sheriff’s deputies are on the scene of a shooting where two people have been killed on the campus of Grambling State University, according to the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office. Students are also being told to stay in their rooms.

According to Steven Williams, public information officer for Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office, detectives from Grambling State University and the sheriff’s office are working together to piece together what happened.

Grambling spokesman Will Sutton identified the victims as Earl Andrews, 23, and Monquiarious Caldwell, 23, both of Farmerville. Andrews was a senior of GSU and Caldwell was his friend.

Sutton said a female contacted the Grambling police chief minutes after the shooting. Officer Thomas Harmon and Sgt. Rodney Williams responded to the scene when they found both men on the ground.

KSLA News 12 is told the shooting happened between two dormitories and was sometime around midnight.

The school still opened as scheduled on Wednesday morning, according to a tweet from the university.

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