Shooting at University of South Alabama

South Alabama Campus

Gil Collar, a student at the University of South Alabama, was shot and killed on October 6, 2012 by a University of South Alabama police officer. Collar had taken LSD earlier in the evening and was reported to have been acting aggressively. Witnesses say that Collar was approaching vehicles and yelling incoherently before allegedly climbing into a driver’s window and biting him. Video reveals Collar, naked and unarmed, approaching the campus police station and banging on the glass window, he then walks away from the police station again before officer Trevis Austin came out from the campus police station with his gun drawn. Collar approaches the officer multiple times with his arms outstretched and palms open before the falling to the ground after being hit with the gunshot. Trevis Austin was dismissed of all charges.

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