Tuesday, 22 October, 2019

North Carolina university on lock down following reports of active shooter

University of North Carolina at Charlotte also known as UNC Charlotte WIKIMEDIA COMMONSUniversity of North Carolina at Charlotte also known as UNC Charlotte
Patty Aguilar | 01 May, 2019, 02:16

A suspect was taken into custody, local media say.

The university revealed on Twitter that shots were initially heard near the Kennedy Hall Building.

Two people have been killed, WBTV reports, and two other victims have life-threatening injuries.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police told UNCC students and families to head to 8600 University City Blvd.at the Harris Teeter supermarket to reunite with their families.

The university's website had a banner alert warning about an "active assailant", saying, "Campus lockdown continues".

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The campus is on lockdown.

Earlier, campus officials urged everyone in a tweet to "Run, Hide, Fight". Law enforcement is individually sweeping buildings on campus. "Secure yourself immediately and remain there until further notice", read a campus "NinerAlert" emailed to the UNCC community and tweeted by the school at 5:50pm.

The campus was reportedly about to host a concert at the school's football stadium at the time of the shooting.

The university has roughly 30,000 students.

This is a breaking news story.

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