Source: Joe Marusak
Two people were killed and four others are hurt after shots were fired at the UNC Charlotte campus on Tuesday afternoon, Medic confirmed.
Two of the people who were shot have life-threatening injuries, according to Medic.
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.
As of 7 p.m., the lockdown on the campus was continuing.
Earlier, campus officials urged everyone in a tweet to “Run, Hide, Fight. Secure yourself immediately.”
“ACTIVE ASSAILANT,” warned the university’s website.
The university first tweeted about the incident just before 6 p.m. Shots were reported near the Kennedy building on campus.