Two men dead in shooting at Grambling State University

Reuters News
Posted: Oct 25, 2017 6:24 AM

(Reuters) - Two men were shot and killed at Grambling State University in Louisiana where authorities are searching for the shooter early on Wednesday, local media reported.

Student Earl Andrews, 23, and Monquiarius Caldwell, 23, who was not a student, were killed during an altercation in a courtyard at about midnight, the school's media relation director Will Sutton told WISH-TV.

Police are searching for the unknown shooter who fled the scene, Sutton said.

Grambling State University is a black college attended by about 4,800 students in Grambling in northern Louisiana.

(This version of the story has been refiled to correct typo in paragraph 2)

(Reporting by Brendan O'Brien in Milwaukee; Editing by Toby Chopra)