An off-campus shooting leaves a Claflin University dead and another charged with his murder.
Authorities took Michael Jackson into custody after he identified parade goers as potential targets on social media.
A former Norfolk State University football player says that he shot and killed a current NSU player after he tried to rob him.
The Virginian-Pilot reports on the second-degree murder charges filed against Jaquan Anderson in the killing of freshman NSU defensive end Nick Ackies last Friday in an off-campus apartment.
NORFOLK The former Norfolk State University football player charged with murdering a current player said he shot his friend in the head because the friend was trying to rob him. Jaquan Markee Anderson, 22, called 911 just after 6 p.m. Friday and told dispatchers he killed his friend with a gun, detective Jeffrey Scott said in court documents.
Jaquan Markee Anderson, 22, called 911 just after 6 p.m. Friday and told dispatchers he killed his friend with a gun, Detective Jeffrey Scott said in court documents.
Grambling State University freshman Jaylin Wayne has been arrested and charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the case involving the shooting death of two men on campus earlier this week.
The St. Louis native turned himself in after being publicized as a suspect wanted in the murder of GSU senior Earl Andrews and his friend Monquiarious Caldwell early Tuesday morning.
A suspect is in custody in the double-killing at Grambling State University – and it’s a fellow student. Jaylin M. Wayne, a 19-year-old freshman from St. Louis, faces first-degree murder charges in the shooting that killed another student and his friend after a fight on the Louisiana college’s campus, Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesman Maj.
Police in and around Grambling State University are searching for a suspect following an early morning shooting that killed two men – one of them a Grambling State University student.
Two men are dead following a midnight shooting at Grambling State University. Media Relations Director Will Sutton says it happened during an altercation in the courtyard. During that altercation, Sutton says an unknown person shot Earl Andrews, 23, and Monquiarius Caldwell, 23, and then fled the scene.
Grambling Spokesperson Will Sutton confirmed that GSU Senior Earl Andrews and his friend Monquiarius Caldwell were killed following a confrontation with an unknown man in a courtyard between two school residence halls around midnight.
Students were instructed to shelter in place following the shooting. GSU police are working with officials from the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s office in the investigation.
No arrests have been made and no evidence has been confirmed at Howard University this evening after reports of an active shooter on campus sent students, faculty and school supporters throughout the country into high alert.
Campus officials this evening clarified that no suspects have been formally charged, and no weapon was recovered after claims of an armed gunman on campus swept through social media, forcing a campus shelter-in-place order and the cancellation of classes.
After a thorough sweep and investigation, it was concluded that there was no evidence of an armed gunman on campus.
An all clear was issued at approximately 2 p.m. Our number one priority is the safety of every member of the Howard community.
From the Washington Post:
Authorities said they are investigating a report of a shooting at Howard University. Few details were immediately available and law enforcement was in route to the campus. The incident was unfolding around noon at the college, which is located off Georgia and Michigan avenues in Northwest Washington. D.C.
The incident began to unfold shortly before noon at the university, which is off Georgia and Michigan avenues. Joy said the first call to campus police reported a shooting at the College of Medicine building near the 2400 block of Sixth Street NW. Campus officers reported that they did not hear any gunshots but began to search the floors.
At 12:02 p.m., another call — this one anonymous — reporting a shooting at Howard’s administrative building came in to the District’s 911 center, the Office of Unified Communication. Officials said it was the first of five separate 911 calls reporting a shooting.
While the total number of reported sexual assaults at several public college campuses in Tennessee increased in 2016, Tennessee State University was among the lowest of all institutions, with federal data reflecting just one reported incident last year. From the Knoxville News-Sentinel.
CLOSE The number of rapes reported on campus has more than doubled in the last three years at the University of Tennessee Knoxville, according to a newly released report on crime and fire safety on campus.
At TSU, where only one incident of forcible sexual misconduct was reported in 2016, the university did not respond to specific questions but said in a statement that TSU “addresses the issue of sexual misconduct in a comprehensive and holistic approach to support a healthy and safe campus community for our students, faculty, staff, and guests.”
“Our Sexual Assault Response Team meets monthly to coordinate both TSU’s response to issues of sexual misconduct on campus and campus compliance and awareness activities,” the statement said. “As an NCAA school, TSU is committed to being in compliance with the NCAA’s recently-released sexual violence prevention policy.”
Maryland-based attorney Michael Jones, one of the lead voices in litigation between Maryland public historically black colleges and the state, is in stable condition in a Miami hospital after being shot during a robbery attempt while on vacation last week.
Jones, a partner with Kirkland and Ellis in Washington D.C., is counsel for the Coalition for Equity and Excellence in Higher Education, a group of students and alumni from Bowie State University, Coppin State University, Morgan State University and the University of Maryland – Eastern Shore. From WJZ:
Investigators say 57-year-old Michael Jones, who lives in Maryland, was shot during an armed robbery Friday night, after two men broke into his villa located on the main island of Providenciales.
He’s now in stable condition at a Florida hospital.
“The victim received a single gunshot wound to his upper body,” authorities said.
A 1982 Dillard University graduate, Jones was among a cadre of attorneys who successfully argued that the Maryland HBCUs were victims of illegal program duplication for decades, a case now awaiting remedies from federal Judge Catherine C. Blake.
In an exclusive interview with ABC 11 in Durham, NC., new North Carolina Central University Chancellor Johnson Akinyele says that the university will invest $1 million in campus security infrastructure – a sign that public safety will be the school’s top priority.
David Bailey, one of the two Capitol Police officers who bravely defended a group of United States congressmen from a brutal attack at an Alexandria, Va baseball field earlier this week, was honored for his bravery at a charity baseball game held between congressional Democrats and Republicans.
Bailey threw out the first pitch of the game, which was held after the shooting despite injuries to several elected officials and staffers. North Carolina Central officials praised Bailey for his courage, and reflected on his tenure of student leadership on campus. Bailey himself sustained injuries in the shooting, which resulted in the death of alleged gunman James Hodgkinson.
“We are especially proud of our Eagle hero, NCCU alumnus and U.S. Capitol Police Officer David J. Bailey, who was part of the congressional security detail and bravely put his life on the line to protect and serve the community,” said Interim Chancellor Johnson Akinleye. “This example of ‘Truth and Service’ comes as no surprise to his professors who knew him to be an engaged and empathetic student who was committed to excellence. Mr. Bailey is a 2007 NCCU graduate who earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education. His extracurricular activities included membership in Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and participation in Student Government Association.”