FAMU Student Stable after Shooting

A Florida A&M student was shot late Sunday night on campus, according to university police.

The student was shot near Palmetto South apartments around 11:30 p.m. or 12 a.m. Sunday night, said Lt. Angela Kirkland of the FAMU Department of Public Safety.

Kirkland said she was unable to release any information on the victim in the ongoing investigation.

The victim was in stable condition from a single gunshot wound on Tuesday, Kirkland said.

FAMU police said that that all suspects are still at large.

Dorm residents reported hearing shot fired.

“I was in the kitchen when my roommate opened the front door to leave, and that’s when we heard the gunshot from outside,” said Bonita O’Banion, 20, a second-year computer science student from Chicago. “My roommate closed the door and said they were shooting outside.”

FAMU PD is not releasing any more information on the investigation due to the sensitivity to the case and possible danger of the victim, Kirkland said.

The shooting marks the second weekend in a row that crime has hit the campus.

On Friday, March 18, a FAMU employee was robbed and assaulted near Truth Hall, according to FAMU PD. Two days later, a FAMU student was robbed at gunpoint near FAMU DRS.