FAMU basketball court shooting leaves 1 dead, multiple others injured

TALLAHASSEE, FL - A live oak tree covered in Spanish moss is seen on the campus of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, a historically black university, during finals week in Tallahassee, Florida on Friday, December 13, 2019. (Zack Wittman

One person has died, and four others were injured in a shooting at an on-campus outdoor basketball court at Florida A&M University Sunday afternoon.

The shooting reportedly happened around 4:30 p.m. at the outdoor basketball courts in the 2100 block of Wahnish Way, police said. 

One man died and four others, including a juvenile, have injuries ranging from minor to serious, according to a statement from FAMU. 

The university said it appears none of the victims are FAMU students. 

"I want to assure the FAMU community the shooting incident that occurred on campus is not an ongoing threat to the University.  The safety and security of our students and the campus is our highest priority. The FAMU Campus Safety Department is working with the Tallahassee Police Department as the investigation continues. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families," FAMU President Larry Robinson, Ph.D. 

The basketball court where the shooting happened is part of the campus recreation facility.

The shooting is an active investigation and there is no threat to the FAMU campus at this time. 

The victim's identity has not been released.

Detectives ask anyone who may have witnessed the shooting to call the Tallahassee Police Department at 850-891-4200. They can also remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 850-574-TIPS.