Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter

AUBURN (KDKA/AP) – One person is dead and four others are injured following a shooting near Auburn University early Sunday morning.

According to the Auburn News, police responded to the McDonalds located at the 200 block of West Magnolia Avenue at approximately 2:24 a.m. for a call of shots fired.

Officers “were already in the immediate vicinity of the call dispersing a large crowd,” according to a police news release.

Authorities report that a 20-year-old male from Tukegee, AL was discovered deceased. The identity of the male has yet to be released.

Four people were injured when shots were fired. A 17-year-old male from Opelika, Ala., a 19-year-old female from Opelika, Ala., and a 21-year-old male Auburn University student from Hilton Head, S.C.

Information collected by Auburn News reports that the shooting followed an altercation. “Preliminarily, information has been obtained that an altercation occurred just prior to an exchange of gunfire that resulted in the injuries,” Auburn police said in the news release.

The incident is under investigation. Police are asking anyone with information to contact the Auburn Police Department at 303-501-3140.

Stay With For More Details

(TM and © Copyright 2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)