Authorities investigating shooting at Southern University
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Authorities are investigating after a reported shooting on Southern University’s campus early Friday morning, according to a spokesman with the university.
The Baton Rouge Police Department and the Southern University Police Department are investigating after two individuals, who were not students, were shot in a residential area on campus.
The incident happened between 2:00 a.m. and 3:30 a.m., according to officials.
Just before 3:30 a.m., students were notified via the university’s Jags Safe app to remain in their rooms until clearance was given.
BRPD and SUPD are actively investigating.
The two individuals were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Around 5:15 a.m., students, faculty and staff were alerted via the Jag Safe app that the scene had been cleared.
There is no active shooter or threat to the campus community at this time.
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