By | August 11, 2020

Joshua Keshun Smith shot dead: Joshua Keshun Smith cause of death – obituary – tributes

  • Date of death: August 11, 2020
  • Age: 21 year old
  • Cause of death: shot dead

How did Joshua Keshun Smith die?

Joshua Keshun Smith died in an early-morning shooting Tuesday at Southern Arkansas University, according to a post on the university’s Facebook page.

UPDATE at 8:00 a.m., August 11:
Southern Arkansas University grieves the loss of current student, Joshua Keshun Smith, a senior engineering physics major from Sparkman, Arkansas.
At approximately 12:56AM, the University Police Department reported three students living off-campus came onto campus and met someone in the parking lot of the Donald W. Reynolds Campus Community Center. After a brief discussion, numerous shots were fired. Smith was pronounced dead at the scene. Another student was transported by ambulance to the Magnolia Regional Medical Center and is in stable condition.
When tragedy happens, we all must come together to reassure our students and campus community of our ongoing commitment to their safety. Now, more than ever, we must find ways to safely comfort one another. We are deeply saddened by the death of Josh Smith. Our prayers surround his family.

Original Post at 4:30 a.m., August 11: A shooting occurred in the Reynolds Center parking lot at Southern Arkansas University early on Tuesday morning, August 11th. At this time, the University Police Department has secured the scene. The incident is under investigation, but we know one student was killed and another injured. We ask for your prayers for the families involved, and for our entire campus community.
All necessary steps have been taken to secure the campus.
Classes and late registration will continue as scheduled today.

Joshua Keshun Smith, a senior engineering physics major from Sparkman, Arkansas was pronounced dead at the scene.

Joshua Keshun Smith Obituary, funeral arrangement, any GoFundMe page

The family are yet to make public the obituary and funeral arrangements.

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