Early Morning Fatal Shooting, EKU Lockdown


During the middle of the early morning hours, one man has died in Richmond following a shooting.

Richmond Police responded to a call regarding a suspected burglary around 2 a.m. When they arrived at the home, they located 54-year-old Freddie Biggs of Waco with a gunshot wound.

Around the same time, EKU Police and Emergency Management sent out an alert that there was a gunman nearby and instructing students to take caution.

Authorities report Biggs was taken to a local hospital where he later died. Police say he did not live at the home where he was found.

EKU lifted the emergency alert around 3:30 a.m.

Richmond Police are heading the investigation. WBONtv will update with more information when available. No suspect has been identified at this time.