STATESBORO, Ga. (WSAV) — With two shootings happening in the last two months, many students who attend Georgia Southern University say they are worried about their safety.
Tuesday, an employee with Stadium Walk Apartments where the shooting happened says he stayed with the victim until medics arrived on the scene. The complex is located on Lanier Drive, not too far from the university’s campus.
Students who live where the incident took place say they always make sure to stay alert but wish to receive better communication from the university.
“Definitely, in the time that we live in, we definitely have to be aware of our surroundings,” said Mckenzie Knight, “and I mean with it being two shootings in two months, three months, whatever, it definitely makes you scared and worried.”
“Just because literally, you can walk to dorms from right here, you can walk to campus from this apartment complex, so obviously that kinda raises some concerns for parents of these students,” Abby Miller said, “they don’t know what’s going on. Like it raises concern for students themselves, so I do think a nice communication system would be like, ‘Hey, it was just reported that a shooting happened near campus. Here’s what you need to know.'”
The victim was flown via helicopter to Memorial Health in Savannah where he remains under treatment. His condition is unknown at this time.
Meanwhile, no arrests have been made in the case.