University Of Florida Fraternity Alpha Phi Alpha Suspended For Hazing

The University of Florida temporarily suspended a fraternity this week after officials learned of a "serious physical hazing incident," CNN reports.

The fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha, is currently under campus police investigation. According to the Tampa Bay Times, a student was seriously injured in an alleged hazing stunt.

Details surrounding the incident are still hazy, but Univ. of F spokeswoman Janine Sikes told CNN that officials believe it occured a few weeks ago, though they were not made aware of it until this weekend. University President Bernie Machen emailed students on Tuesday urging anyone with information to come forward.

The investigation comes just months after a marching band student at Florida A&M University was killed in a hazing incident. 26-year-old Robert Champion's death was ruled a homicide.

According to its website, Alpha Phi Alpha is a historically-black fraternity founded at Cornell University and has a firm policy against hazing. The University of Florida also has a strict no-hazing policy.