/People Reportedly Shot At University Of North Carolina At Charlotte

People Reportedly Shot At University Of North Carolina At Charlotte

  • Two people have reportedly been killed in a shooting at the University of North Carolina campus in Charlotte.

  • Reports say four people were injured in the campus shooting Tuesday night.

  • Local sources say that a suspect has been taken into custody and the campus was placed on a lockdown.

Two people have reportedly died in a shooting on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte on Tuesday evening, according to Medic, an emergency services agency.

An additional four people are being treated for injuries, two of them life-threatening. Neither police nor UNC officials would confirm the injuries or fatalities, but Novant Health, a nearby hospital, referred HuffPost to Medic for updates.

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is on lockdown after shots were reportedly fired on campus.



The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is on lockdown after shots were reportedly fired on campus.

Emergency officials at the school also confirmed that shots were reported and that a campus lockdown is in place. 

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said he had been briefed on the situation.

Earlier, sources told reporters at WCCB Charlotte and WSCO-TV that three people had been shot and that the suspected shooter was in custody.

Students told local news outlets that the campus was especially crowded at the time of the reported shooting because rapper Waka Flocka Flame was performing at the time at the university’s football stadium. 

This article has been updated with emergency personnel reporting two deaths.