A CMU student and member of the Mavs football team died Saturday from gunshot wounds suffered at a home off campus.

Brett Ojiyi, a student and football player from Los Angeles was shot in the chest Saturday night and, after investigating the incident, authorities believed there was no further threat to the students or University.

The police were called just after midnight on Saturday to find Ojiyi with the wound in his chest. He died at the scene.

Colorado Mesa University President Tim Foster referred to the incident as a tragic accident.

While no arrests have been made yet, the investigation is continuing. The football team had a moment of silence before their game on Saturday vs Chadron State.

As more information becomes available we will be sure to update you.



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