Safety Update – Grambling State University Incident | March 7, 2019 – Gun Incident On Campus (Updated)

Update as of 11:55 a.m.

On the morning of March 7, 2019, at approximately 8:54 a.m., Grambling State University authorities were notified by University Police of an on-campus incident that involved one student and one non-student. As of the latest update from authorities: 
  • GSU’s campus has been declared safe by local law enforcement 
  • Operations and classes continue on their regular schedule 
  • One injured party was transported by local authorities to receive care for non-life threatening injuries  
  • One suspect was taken into custody at the scene of the incident   
  • The weapon involved in the incident has been recovered
  • Early reports indicate that the visitor did not intend to harm the student 
An active investigation continues under the jurisdiction and leadership of the Grambling State University Office of Police and the Lincoln Parrish Sheriff’s Office. Anyone who has any details related to the incident is encouraged to call (318) 274-2222.