USC Upstate Gunman: Full Story & Must-See Details

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The University of South Carolina campus had been placed on lockdown Tuesday, with police searching for a gunman. The shooting had been confirmed at the Campus Edge Apartments, with the suspected said to be on foot and heading toward campus.

So far, at least one person has been wounded in the shooting, later clarified to be a wound in the arm. The suspect is a black male, said to be wearing khaki pants and a grey hoodie; he is also believed to be carrying a weapon.

According to Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Lt. Kevin Bobo, the shooting happened at an apartment complex near the school’s campus.

The school issued a Twitter alert warning of the shots, with four buildings being put on lockdown. The lockdown has ended, according to the school’s Twitter feed; it is unknown at this time if this means the suspect is in police custody.

Update: According to Express, the victim’s injuries were not life-threatening. Police also confirmed that the victim will not assist them in their investigations.


USC Upstate Shooting Updates

USC Upstate suspect is black male wearing khaki pants and grey hoodie carrying an automatic weapon.

— USC Upstate (@USCUpstate) November 7, 2017

USC UPSTATE Alert:Possible shots fired. Police on scene. Lockdown for Library, Smith, CLC, HPAC

— USC Upstate (@USCUpstate) November 7, 2017

University Police has removed the campus from lockdown.

— USC Upstate (@USCUpstate) November 7, 2017

More information will be updated as made available.

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