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Over the weekend a shooting at Tuskegee University left two students shot. reports:

The shooting occurred between 3:30 and 4 a.m. in the parking lot of a university residence hall, Tuskegee University released in a statement.

The incident could have been the result of an active shooter on the campus, according to the university.

The shooting suspect, Ras Hodari Akanbi Jacobs-El, 20, a Tuskegee student, surrendered to Huntsville police on Saturday afternoon, the university stated in a release.

He will be extradited to Macon County on Monday where he will be charged with two counts of attempted murder and two counts of shooting into an occupied vehicle.

“Tuskegee University will continue to take active steps to ensure that all campus regulations designed to protect its students and assure parents of their well-being are followed,” the university said in a statement.

“We are deeply saddened by this incident,” Tuskegee University President Brian Johnson said in a statement. “Tuskegee University is a close-knit family institution where students, faculty, staff and administrators are deeply connected. Although we are still investigating and learning the complete circumstances surrounding this incident, let us all turn our attention and focus to the recovery and well-being of the injured students, who along with their families, have our prayers, thoughts and support during this tragic incident.”

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