The campus of Tuskegee University is mourning the loss of one of its students after Bobby “BJ” Smith was gunned down during a block party held near the university, according to CBS Atlanta.
Smith, a 21-year-old Tennis player for the university, majored in Finance. He recently became a proud father of a newborn child who is only a few weeks old, according to the AP.
Smith, a native of Mableton, GA, was shot in the back when gunshots rang out during the unauthorized event. He was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The Tuskegee Police Department and Alabama Bureau of Investigations are investigating the incident, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
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