Two LSU student-athletes were taken into questioning after one person was found fatally shot in the back seat of a truck Saturday afternoon. According to a report from The Advocate, the shooting occurred in the Scotlandville area, and police have detained the two people who were in the front of the vehicle for questioning.
Police revealed that the two LSU student-athletes are not under arrest at this time, as the investigation remains open.
LSU's Vice Chancellor and AD Joe Alleva released a statement about the incident.
"We have today been in constant contact with law enforcement regarding this terrible situation. Right now, our concern is for the safety and well-being of our student-athletes. They have been involved in a traumatic incident and we have made our counselors available to assist immediately. All questions regarding the investigation should be direct to law enforcement at this time," the statement reads.
The identities of the two athletes remains unknown at this time as does the motive for the incident. According to WBRZ, the two athletes are football players.
We'll update this post with additional details as they become available.