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Two dead, four hurt on UNC Charlotte campus, officials say

Officials confirm that shooter was a student

Courtesy of WCNC
Courtesy of WCNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C.UPDATE

Two people are dead and at least four are injured on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte after a shooting, according to WCNC.

According to WCNC, sources say that students were giving a presentation when the shooting occurred. 

Authorities say one suspect is in custody, and they do not believe there were any other suspects involved. 

Officials confirmed to WCNC that the shooter was a student. Police officials confirmed to WCNC that the suspect is named Trystan Terrell, a 22-year-old history major at UNCC. Sources tell WCNC Terrell dropped out earlier this semester.

Authorities say three people are being treated for life-threatening injuries and one is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries. 

WCNC reports that according to a medic, the two deceased were pronounced dead at the scene. 


ORIGINAL STORY

At least three people have been shot on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, according to WCNC.

The NBC affiliate reports that according to a medic, one person is in custody.

The university tweeted shortly after 6 p.m. that the university remains on lockdown and those on campus are asked to monitor their email and the university's homepage. 

Stay with 10 News for more on this breaking story.


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