Transcript for SC State University Football Player Shot Dead
It's a local doughnut shop. We'll turn to another shooting on a school campus. A South Carolina state university football player shot dead leading to an entire campus on lockdown while police search for the kill ir. This morning a break in the case and ABC's Michele Franzen has the details. Reporter: This week alone there were campus shootings in three different states, the latest at South Carolina state university. Claimed the life of a popular football player and sent police on the hunt for the gunman. Police made an arrest early this morning following a massive manhunt for suspects in the shooting death of a south Carolina state university football player Friday. State police say suspect Justin Bernard singleton was taken into custody and charged with the murder of Brandon Robinson. The campus is locked down. Our students are secured and safe. Reporter: The university located 40 miles from Columbia went into lockdown after Robinson was found shot inside one of the on campus dorms. According to the police complaint, the suspect was seen arguing with Robinson and pulled a gun and fired. The school's president tearfully mourned the loss. We, again, are extraordinarily sad about this. He was a very nice young man and it hurts. Reporter: Friends and fellow football player say Robinson was a great player who wanted to go pro someday. It's a shame when tragedy occurs. A shout out to his family. They didn't deserve it. Reporter: This latest marks the third campus shooting just this week. Monday outside Philadelphia, a student was injured after being shot at widener university. A day later at Purdue university police say an engineering student shot and killed a fellow student. Police says at South Carolina state are now reassuring students and parents that the campus is safe. And help them do that, grief counselors have been brought in for students, meanwhile, could be more arrests. Police are still searching for the remaining suspects.
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