Christopher Starks dies at hospital after shooting at Savannah, Georgia, school
The shooter hasn't been identified, Georgia Bureau of Investigation says
Students at Savannah State University in Georgia were mourning Friday after a student was shot to death in the school’s student union building.
Christopher Starks, a junior from metro Atlanta, died at a local hospital after an altercation Thursday night at the union, according to Loretta Heyward, a spokeswoman for the school.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a statement Friday that the shooting “appears to be an isolated incident.”
The shooter has not been identified, according to the GBI.
The Student Government Association planned a vigil Friday, the Savannah school said.
The university also delayed the start of classes and brought in grief counselors Friday.
The shooting prompted a lockdown Thursday night at the college.
University police and the GBI are handing the case.
“The safety of those who live, study, work and visit Savannah State University remains a top priority – no exceptions,” the college said Friday. “Savannah State University has zero tolerance for violence of any kind.”
CNN’s Shawn Nottingham and Joshua Berlinger contributed to this report.