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