St. Louis, Missouri 2021-10-23 16:45:00 –
(CNN)-One person was killed and seven more injured in a shooting at an off-campus party near Fort Valley State University (FVSU) in Georgia on Saturday.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) is investigating a deadly overnight shooting, officials said in a tweet.
According to GBI, the tragic incident occurred a few blocks away from the university campus on a homecoming weekend at FVSU.
The individual who died is not an FVSU student, GBI confirmed, and seven injured are in stable condition.
FVSU students were attending off-campus parties, the university said statement..
“There were student injuries, but at this time none have been reported as life-threatening,” FVSU said. “As a precautionary measure, the campus was closed until the campus police determined that there was no threat to the campus community.”
The blockade was lifted, but the alumni breakfast and return parade scheduled for Saturday morning was canceled as a result of the incident.
The homecoming game will continue as planned, but security protocol enhancements will be implemented. University.
“Our idea is when students and their families recover,” FVSU said.
GBI encourages anyone with information to help identify the suspect by calling 1-800-597-TIPS (8477) and creating an anonymous hint. online, Or via See Something, Send Something mobile app.
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