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Southeastern basketball player identified as one three men arrested in university shooting

Jabbar Singleton, 19 (TPSO) Jabbar Singleton, 19 (TPSO)
Herbert Joseph Jr, 18 (TPSO) Herbert Joseph Jr, 18 (TPSO)
Jacoby Senegal, 19 (TPSO) Jacoby Senegal, 19 (TPSO)
Herbert Joseph Jr., 18; Jacoby Senegal, 19; Jabbar Singleton, 19; (Source: TPSO) Herbert Joseph Jr., 18; Jacoby Senegal, 19; Jabbar Singleton, 19; (Source: TPSO)
HAMMOND, LA (WVUE) -

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Department has released the names of three individuals arrested in a shooting that occurred Friday morning on the campus of Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond. One of the three, 19-year-old Jabbar Singleton of New Orleans, has been identified as an athlete on the Southeastern Men's Basketball team, according to a school athletics official. 

The other two individuals arrested were identified as 18-year-old Herbert J. Joseph of Napoleonville and 19-year-old Jacoby G. Senegal of Abbeyville.

The shooting left two student-athletes injured, according to school officials. 

According to police, Singleton was charged with illegal discharge of a firearm and carrying a firearm while on school property. He was given an $85,000 bond. Joseph was charged with carrying a firearm on school property and two counts of attempted second-degree murder. He was given a $175,000 bond. Senegal was charged with carrying a firearm on school property, two counts of attempted second-degree murder and possession of a stolen firearm. 

FOX 8 received a statement from Southeastern Louisiana University Athletic Director Jay Artigues, Monday night:  

“Jabbar Singleton has been suspended indefinitely from the men’s basketball team for disciplinary reasons.”

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