2 killed in shooting on Grambling State University campus

Anita Tucker
October 27, 2017

The shooting happened around midnight outside of a campus dorm.

Local sheriff's and campus police are investigating the incident.

The Lincoln Parish Sheriff's Department disclosed to ABC News that it is helping grounds police with the examination.

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".

Earl Andrews, a 23-year-old senior, and his friend Monquiarious Caldwell, also 23, were both pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Washington Post. The police confirmed the death of two students.

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The campus has not been placed on lockdown following the shooting, but students have been advised to stay inside and be vigilant. Caldwell was not enrolled at the school, Sutton said.

BREAKING: A shooter killed two young men on the campus of #GramblingStateUniversity a little after 12am this morning (Wednesday). CBS notes that this isn't the only shooting to devastate Louisiana's Grambling University recently.

"Our prayers are with the victims and their families".

It was homecoming week at the school, where a man was shot in the arm just last month.

In Louisiana, the United States, unknown persons opened fire at the University of Grambling.

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