Events canceled at a Georgia university after 1 dead, 7 injured in party shooting

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(Shooting in Fort Valley in the 600 block of Carver Drive/ Photo credit: Georgia Bureau of Investigation)

FORT VALLEY, Ga. (WRBL) — Multiple people were shot in Fort Valley, Georgia, at a party Saturday.

A total of eight people were shot, and one of them has died, according to officials from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI).

GBI officials said the shooting happened at an “off-campus party” in the 600 block of Carver Drive.

The person who died was not a student at Fort Valley State University, according to the GBI. Other information about the victims has not been released at this time.

According to the Fort Valley Department of Public Safety, a Fort Valley State University homecoming alumni breakfast and parade have been canceled.

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