Southern University students Lashuntae Benton and Annette January were killed in a shooting outside a Baton Rouge apartment complex early Sunday, police said.

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Southern University Students Lashuntae Benton, Annette January Dead in Louisiana Shooting

Benton’s mother, Theresa Tillman, said her 19-year-old daughter lived in a dormitory and was attending a party at the apartment complex when she was gunned down.

KSN reports Southern University system president Ray Belton identified sophomore Annette January, as the other student killed in the shooting.

Lashuntae Benton was a student athletic trainer. Annette January was a freshman and a member of the school’s track team.