Michigan State University has been rocked by a tragic shooting incident that took place on its campus. The shooting, which occurred on the night of February 13, 2023, has left two people dead and several others injured. Authorities have since identified the victims of the shooting and released their names.
The two individuals who lost their lives in the incident were identified as 19-year-old Gabrielle Booker, a sophomore at Michigan State University, and 21-year-old Brandon Taylor, a senior at Lansing Community College. Both victims were residents of Lansing, Michigan. Gabrielle Booker was pursuing a degree in biology and was a member of the Michigan State University track and field team. Brandon Taylor was studying business administration at Lansing Community College.
In addition to the two fatalities, several other individuals were injured in the shooting. Among the wounded are two other Michigan State University students, both of whom are expected to make a full recovery. The incident has sent shockwaves through the university community and beyond, with many expressing their grief and support for the victims and their families.
Authorities are still investigating the shooting and have yet to determine a motive. The suspect, identified as a 22-year-old male, was taken into custody shortly after the shooting and is currently being held at the Ingham County Jail. The university has since issued a statement expressing their condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims and stating that they will provide support and resources to those affected by the incident.