A shooting at an off-campus party near Auburn University on Saturday night left three dead, one man fighting for his life and another two injured.

Among the dead and injured are current and former Auburn football players.

Auburn Police are looking for 22-year-old DesMonte Leonard, who they claim fired the shots that caused so much havoc.

Leonard has a checked past himself, he was charged with theft and carrying a weapon without a permit in 2008, second degree assault in 2009 and just a few days ago, on Friday, he was sued for child support by a woman who claimed Leonard fathered her daughter.

In addition the police are seeking two other persons of interest in the case, but Auburn Police Chief Tommy Dawson declined to give their names.

Dawson said that the Auburn Police Department considers Leonard armed and dangerous.

Among his victims are 20 year old Edward Christian, an offensive lineman at the University of Auburn who was sidelined with back injuries, he died at the scene.

Ladarious Phillips, also 20, was listed on the 2011 Auburn roster as a fullback. It is believed that he had transferred to Jackson State at the end of the school year however. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Demario Pitts also was killed. He was 20 years old and was the only non-football player among the dead.

John Robertson, another 20-year-old victim is currently at the University of Alabama Birmingham Hospital and is described as fighting for his life, by police.

Two other men, Xavier Moss, 19, and Eric Mack suffered minor injuries according to police. Mack is a sophomore offensive lineman at the University of Auburn.

Witnesses say that the shooting happened after a fight over a woman at the party.

Turquorius Vines, a 23-year-old who was at the party said that he was partying with his friends when the shooting started. Vines is not an Auburn student but told the Atlanta Journal and Constitution that his friends were among the dead and wounded.

It was about a female, Vines told the AJC Sunday morning. It started from a female. We were trying to get away from the trouble and it ended up right in our face.