FAMU mourns the loss of student victim in off-campus shooting

Quinton Langford

Florida A&M University announced the death of 20-year-old FAMU student Quinton Langford.

Langford, along with 20-year-old FAMU student Landsay Elisson, was shot off-campus at a party on Gamble and Perry street early Saturday morning. Langford received medical treatment, but succumbed to injuries at the scene. Elisson was transported to Tallahassee Memorial Hopsital where he underwent surgery, according to the university press release.

Langford, a construction engineering technology student and president of the FAMU chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America, was taught by Associate Dean and director of engineering technology Yves Anglade, Ph.D. Anglade said he was devasted.

"I was devasted when I heard it. He got along with everybody. He was very friendly," Anglade said.

FAMU's Interim President Larry Robinson, Ph.D., said Langford was a strong student leader and gave his condolences to his family.

"Quinton was a strong student leader. We extend condolences and prayers to his family, and will keep Landsay and his family in our prayers," Robinson said.

A candle light vigil will be held at the Eternal Flame Tuesday at 7 p.m. on behalf of Langford and Markel Mazelin, a public relations student who had passed away early in the week.

Tallahahassee Police Department is asking anyone that was on the scene to call 850-891-4200, as they are still trying gather information that may lead to the arrest of the person, or persons, responsible for the shooting. If you prefer to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 850-574-TIPS.