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Shooting incident during first week of the school year

By Jasmine Franklin
On August 29, 2019

Screenshot from video of shooting

A shooting occurred in the early morning hours on Saturday, Aug. 24 on Grambling State University’s campus. 

The incident took place on The Yard, located between the Tiger Express and the Barnes and Noble bookstore. 

Based off video of the incident that was shared on social media, the shooting appears to have occurred around a fight. 

It is unclear if anyone was injured in the shooting.

A campus safety alert was not issued.

The University Police are investigating the incident and have not released any details. 

GSU spokeman Jovan Hackley said the university was in the process of compiling a report on the incident. 

Anyone with information should contact University Police at 318-274-2222.

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