Person Who Murdered Two on Grambling State Campus Still Hasn't Been Found

Oct 27, 2017, 00:26
Person Who Murdered Two on Grambling State Campus Still Hasn't Been Found

"There are no indicators that this incident bears any resemblance to any of the random acts of violence or domestic terrorism that have been experienced around our country in the recent weeks", said Lincoln Parish Sheriff Mike Stone in a statement.

The shooting happened early Wednesday morning in a courtyard between two campus dorm buildings.

Grambling State University Media Relations Director Will Sutton says the victims were Earl Andrews, a senior at GSU, and Monquirarious Caldwell.

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The sheriff's also said, "Investigators are in the process of gathering evidence, interviewing persons and securing warrants". LPSO spokesman Stephen Williams says the shooting was reported just after midnight.

The grounds was not put on lockdown after the occurrence, but rather understudies were encouraged to remain inside and stay cautious.

According to GSU's website, it "combines the academic strengths of a major university with the benefits of a small college, a combination that enables our students to grow and learn in a serene and positive environment". In this photo, Crime scene tape is stretched around the front of a home where a man was shot in Chicago, Illinois, May 28, 2017.

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Police do not believe the shooter was a student at the school. Caldwell was not enrolled at the school, Sutton said.

The Washington Post reports that the murders have "shaken the campus, a small community of 5,188 mostly black students, where the loss of a student is 'truly a loss of a member of a family, ' said Richard J. Gallot Jr., the university's president. We will fully cooperate with the police investigation".

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