LSU Basketball Player Shot And Killed. Suspect Still On The Run [VIDEO]

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LSU basketball forward Wayde Sims was shot and killed in Baton Rouge, Los Angeles, this week.


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Sims, 20, was somewhere near the Southern University campus on early Friday morning where he was shot, police say. Video obtained by WBRZ shows a group of men fighting just outside of a local restaurant. A gunshot is then fired and Sims collapses, while the other men take off running.

You can watch the video below, but it is graphic and disturbing.

Sims was rushed to the hospital and later died. (RELATED: FORMER PACKERS PLAYER SHOT TO DEATH)

No arrests have been made and the police have not yet identified a suspect.

“We are stunned and shaken,” LSU President F. King Alexander said. “To say we are grief-stricken is an understatement. Wayde was a beloved member of the LSU community whose leadership was treasured by his coach and his teammates. I knew him personally and liked him tremendously. The void left by his passing will be immense, and we ask that you keep his family in your prayers.”

Sims was a junior at LSU and named the Louisiana 2014-15 Gatorade Player of the Year.

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