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MTSU campus shooting victim identified – Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee

Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 2022-05-19 16:04:25 –

Murfreesboro, TN (WKRN) – The family identified the victim in a deadly shooting last night at Middle Tennessee State University after graduating from high school.

They said News2 Sunny Gant graduated from Riverdale High School in 2021 and was a former soccer player.

Murfreesboro Police Department Investigators Will Hold Press Conference Thursday A deadly shooting on the MTSU campus on Wednesday night..

On Thursday morning, Murfreesboro police said they had identified a person interested in shooting. But they are still looking for that person.

Police say the shooting took place on Wednesday night, just before 9 pm, when people were leaving the Riverdale High School graduation ceremony at the Murphy Center on the MTSU campus.

Near the tennis court next to the facility, two victims were found suffering from gunshot wounds. One of the victims died while being taken to the hospital and is said to be in a “crisis but stable state.”

A spokesman for Rutherford County School said Riverdale High School will be closed “as a precautionary measure” on Thursday. The school said it would still hold a graduation ceremony on Thursday night. The school system has not commented on the current investigation.

Murfreesboro Police is working with Middle Tennessee State University Police, Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, and Tennessee Highway Patrol in the investigation.

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