2 Dead, 4 Injured in UNC Charlotte Shooting

Source says suspected gunman is in custody
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 30, 2019 6:21 PM CDT
A University of North Carolina at Charlotte campus police officer carries a tactical shield after a shooting Tuesday afternoon, April 30, 2019, in Charlotte, NC.   (John Simmons/The Charlotte Observer via AP)
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(Newser) – A source says two people are dead and four injured after a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, WSOC-TV reports. A lockdown is reportedly still in place on the campus, but the source says the male suspect is in custody. Two of those wounded reportedly suffered life-threatening injuries. "Shots reported near kennedy [building]. Run, Hide, Fight. Secure yourself immediately," the university said in a late afternoon alert to students, per the AP. (Read more North Carolina stories.)

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