Arkansas Baptist College has released a statement on the death of one of their students.

Arkansas Baptist College statement:

“On Thursday, September 27th, an Arkansas Baptist College (ABC) student was the victim of a shooting by an unknown assailant. Derek Olivier, a 19-year old freshman from New Iberia, Louisiana was standing around with a couple of other students who were changing a car tire on the corner of 16th & Bishop Street. Around 7:15 pm, an unknown assailant walked into the College’s neighborhood and opened fire, striking Olivier. The perpetrator fled out of sight on foot. Olivier was taken by ambulance to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences where he later died from his wounds.

“The Little Rock Police Department is working closely with ABC Campus Security to determine the cause and circumstances surrounding the shooting; however, no suspects are in custody at this time. read more…