Shooting at Southern University injures 11



A Louisiana capturing injured 11 folks at a fraternity home close to Southern University’s campus, which is celebrating its homecoming festivities, and two persons are in custody, Baton Rouge police mentioned.

Authorities initially mentioned 9 folks had been injured early Friday at the occasion held simply off campus. At a information convention late Friday, Deputy Chief Myron Daniels confirmed that two others had been wounded, The (*11*) reported. Police mentioned the 11 victims have accidents that aren’t life-threatening.

The two males arrested had been recognized as Daryl Stansberry, 28, and Miles Moss, 24, and every faces 11 counts of being equipment after tried first-degree homicide and unlawful use of weapons, information shops reported. It was unknown if both had been represented by an legal professional who may communicate on their behalf. They’re being held within the East Baton Rouge Parish jail.

A motive for the capturing was not launched, however Daniels mentioned investigators imagine it was “an confined incident.” A police spokesman mentioned it appeared to have resulted from one thing that occurred at an annual occasion, hosted by Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, and never because of an ongoing feud.

It’s not the primary time the “Kappa Luau” resulted in gunfire. In 2018, LSU basketball participant Wayde Sims was shot lifeless throughout an altercation at the off-campus occasion.

Southern University launched an announcement hours after Friday’s capturing, emphasizing that the occasion was not a school-sponsored occasion and that the capturing didn’t occur on the college’s grounds.

Southern University police mentioned officers would beef up safety at remaining homecoming occasions, together with Saturday’s homecoming soccer recreation towards Virginia-Lynchburg. The recreation kicks off at 4 p.m.


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