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
Shooting Reported at UNC Charlotte
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)

(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.)

Get breaking news in your inbox.
What you need to know, as soon as we know it.
Sign up
We use cookies. By Clicking "OK" or any content on this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Read more in our privacy policy.
Get the news faster.
Tap to install our app.
X
Install the Newser News app
in two easy steps:
1. Tap in your navigation bar.
2. Tap to Add to Home Screen.

X