Southern track athlete and student trainer killed near LSU

Annette Gary and Lashaunte Benton were killed in an apartment complex near the LSU campus. 
The Southern University family is mourning the death of a student-athlete and an athletic trainer. 
Southern freshman Annette January, a track athlete from Gary, Indiana, was killed by gunfire around 2 a.m. on Sunday at the Cottages of Baton Rouge near LSU, according to The Baton Rouge Advocate.
Lashuntae Benton, a sophomore student trainer at Southern, was also killed.

“It’s a real tragedy,” Southern AD Roman Banks said. “These students chose to do the right things, but it seems they were in the wrong place at the wrong time.”

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