STUDENT SHOT AND KILLED AT SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY
The city of Magnolia, Arkansas and the Southern Arkansas University is grieving the loss of current student, Joshua Keshun Smith, a senior engineering physics major from Sparkman, Arkansas.
At around 12:56AM today, the University Police Department reported three students that lived off campus came onto the campus and met someone in the parking lot of the Donald W. Reynolds Campus Community Center.
After a brief discussion, numerous shots were fired, and Smith was pronounced dead at the scene. Another student was transported by ambulance to the Magnolia Regional Medical Center and is in stable condition.
The scene has been secured by the University Police Department. The incident is currently under investigation and what is known at this time that Josh was killed and another student injured.
The community and the University are deeply saddened by the death of Josh Smith and our prayers surround his family.
This is an ongoing investigation and will be updated when possible.