College Basketball Star Gunned Down

College Basketball Star Gunned Down
By Ben Stanfield from Rockville, MD, USA (Mike Walker and defender) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

A men's college basketball star was gunned down at a restaurant in Louisiana early Friday.

According to Fox News:

A Louisiana State University basketball star was shot and killed early Friday at a restaurant near the campus of another school in Baton Rouge, police said.

Wayde Sims, 20, was shot around 12:25 a.m. at a restaurant across from Southern’s A.W. Mumford Stadium. He was taken to a hospital and died from his wounds, Sgt. Don Coppola Jr. said in a new release.

No arrests have been reported and police are asking anyone with information to call them.

LSU officials said they were notified of Sims’ death early Friday.

His father Wayne played basketball for the school previously. No motive for the shooting has been released.

 Source: American Update

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