BATONROUGE, La. - LSU students received an alert just after midnight when police said two men engaged in a shootout near the campus early Friday morning.

WAFB-TV reports that the incident occurred on West Roosevelt Street near the Edward Gay apartments.

One man, 23-year-old Adonis Forbes, was shot. It was not known if Forbes was an LSU student.

Baton Rouge police said Forbes and another man fired shots at one another around 12:30 a.m.

A text alert was sent to students warning them of the shooting and advising them to take shelter if they were in the area.

Police are continuing to gather evidence and information in hopes of finding the shooter.

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