A man was killed and four others were injured after the shots were fired at a McDonald’s near Auburn University, according to police.
A man was killed and four others were injured early Sunday during a shooting at a McDonald’s near Auburn University, according to police.
The police responded to the shooting on West Magnolia Ave. just before 2:30 a.m. and found a 20-year-old man dead of gunshot wounds, Auburn Police wrote in a press release.
Four people, including an Auburn University student, were also injured in the gunfire. A 16-year-old was transported with serious injuries.
Three other men — aged 17, 19 and 21 — were taken to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.
The authorities said that they believe the incident was not a random shooting.
“For now, the information has been obtained that an argument occurred shortly before an exchange of gunfire that resulted in the wounds,” police said.
Auburn University’s emergency notification system wrote on his Twitter page that there is no indication of an active threat to the campus community. Civil servants urged to report suspicious activity.
AU WARNING: Update – the Police investigation into McDonald’s to shoot. No indications of an active threat to the campus community. Remain vigilant; report suspicious activity. Visit https://t.co/xSddgZDTBs for more info.
AU ALERT (@AUALERT) September 9, 2018
The university initially said the suspect is still large. The police, in an updated news release, no information about the suspect.
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