HAMMOND, La. (AP) - Southeastern Louisiana University says two people were injured after gunshots were fired on campus.
School spokeswoman Erin Cowser says the incident happened at 3 a.m. Friday near an assembly hall where basketball games and other sports events are held.
ALERT: No present threat to campus community. University Police confirmed incident occurred on North Campus involving several individuals. Gunshots fired, 2 individuals suffered non-life threatening injuries. UPD following up on all leads, incident remains under investigation. pic.twitter.com/t475HxW87V— Southeastern LA Univ (@oursoutheastern) February 23, 2018
Cowser says it appears that students were involved, but it is unclear whether the two people injured were students. They were taken to a local hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threatening.
Cowser says no suspects are in custody but that police have determined there was no "present threat" on campus.
The school is located in Hammond, about 56 miles northwest of New Orleans.