Two people were injured after the shots were fired on the Southeastern Louisiana University campus.
HAMMOND, La. – Southeastern Louisiana University says that two people were injured after the shots were fired on the campus.
School spokeswoman Erin Cowser says the incident happened at 3 a.m. Friday in the vicinity of an auditorium where basketball games and other sporting events are held.
WARNING: do Not present a threat to the campus community. University Police confirmed the incident on North Campus involving several persons. Gunshots fired, 2 people suffered non-life-threatening injuries. UPD follow up of all leads, the incident is still under investigation. pic.twitter.com/t475HxW87V
— Southeastern LA Univ (@oursoutheastern), 23 February 2018
Cowser says it appears that students were involved, but it is unclear whether the two people injured were students. They were taken to a local hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threatening.
Cowser says that no suspects are in custody, but that the police have determined that there was no “present threat” on campus.
The school is located in Hammond, approximately 56 km northwest of New Orleans.