Campus Security Update: Grambling State University Incident, Oct. 7, 2018

GRAMBLING, LA – Oct. 7, 2018 – This evening the Grambling State University Police Department was notified of a possible shooting at the campus’ outdoor basketball facility.

At this time, University officials can confirm the following:

  • Officers have investigated and confirmed that there is no active threat to campus.
  • One suspect is currently in custody for the alleged shooting incident.
  • One victim is currently being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
  • Neither individual is a student at Grambling State University.
  • The University will operate on its normal business schedule on Monday, October 8, 2018, with increased police patrols of campus and surrounding areas.

The safety of our students and campus community remain a top priority. We encourage all campus community members to be aware of their surroundings and report any suspicious activity to GSU Police at (318) 274-2222.