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2 college students from Indiana shot and killed Sunday in Louisiana

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Two 19-year-old college students from Indiana were killed Sunday in Louisiana.

Officials say Lashuntae Benton and Annette January were shot outside an off-campus apartment complex in Baton Rouge.

Police say it appears the women were innocent bystanders caught in the crossfire between two men Sunday morning.

January was a track and field athlete from Gary, Ind.

"She was a high-achiever," said Treniece Hurt, a family friend. "She was right where she was supposed to be. There was nothing that she was doing wrong, and yet she still got cut down." 

A Miami man was arrested on attempted second-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon charges.

No word yet on who's responsible for shooting the women.

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