BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – An LSU student was hurt in a Sunday night shooting near campus, university officials said.

LSU sent out a tweet on Sunday night about a shooting near campus. The message said, “LSUPD on scene of reported shots fired near Nicholson Drive and West Chimes Street. Suspects are no longer on scene. Avoid the area.” The area was opened back up around two hours after the shooting, according to the LSU Twitter account.

The university released this statement on Monday morning:

LSU Police continue to investigate an incident that occurred around 8 p.m. Sunday night near West Chimes Street. The University is providing every available resource to support any students impacted by this incident. The only victim known at this time, an LSU student, was transported to the hospital in a personal vehicle and was released early this morning, and no fatalities or life-threatening injuries were sustained. Police have reopened the area to the public and continue to work the case around the clock. As we uncover more details, we will provide updates, and we encourage anyone with information related to this matter to contact LSU PD.


Anyone with information can call the LSU Police Department at 225-578-3231.