The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is at the scene of a deadly shooting at an off-campus party in Fort Valley.
Investigators said 27-year-old Tyler French from Byron died and seven more were wounded.
Investigators said French was not a Fort Valley State University student.
Several other victims were taken to hospitals.
The shooting at 603 Carver Drive is approximately one-tenth of a mile from campus. Investigators asked people to avoid the area.
The school announced it canceled the homecoming celebration scheduled for Saturday.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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