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LSU’s Wayde Sims Killed In Shooting

Posted at 9:59 AM, Sep 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-28 10:03:01-04

(ESPN)– LSU basketball player Wayde Sims was killed in a shooting near the Southern University campus early Friday morning, Baton Rouge Police confirmed to ESPN.

Sims, a 20-year-old junior from Baton Rouge, was shot at a Subway restaurant across from Southern University’s football stadium around 1:25 a.m.

Police say he was transported to a local hospital, where he died from a gunshot wound.

“We are all devastated,” LSU coach Will Wade said via statement. “We need your prayers for Wayde, for his family, for all of us. We are heartbroken.”

The UK basketball team released a statement on Sims death Friday morning.