22-year-old University of North Carolina-Charlotte history student Trystan Andrew Terrell has been identified as the gunman responsible for the mass shooting that left 2 people dead and 4 injured.
UPDATE (9:30 a.m. EST, 5/1/19):
The deceased victims of the UNCC mass shooting carried out by Trystan Andrew Terrell have been identified as 19-year-old Ellis Parlier and 21-year-old Riley Howell.
Is Trystan Andrew Terrell on Social Media?
An Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter account owned/operated by the 22-year-old Trystan Andrew Terrell have yet to be found.
At the time of this writing, no social media accounts operated by Terrell have been uncovered.
University of North Carolina-Charlotte Shooting: What We Know
Terrell, a 22-year-old history student at UNCC, reportedly began shooting on the University of North Carolina-Charlotte campus on Tuesday, April 30.
Terrell killed two people and injured another four in the spree. Two of the four people who were injured are currently in critical condition, according to police.
Police, who have yet to determine a motive and are currently investigating the crime scene, say that they believe Terrell acted alone.
Following the mass shooting, Terrell was immediately taken to jail.
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About the University of North Carolina-Charlotte
The University of North Carolina-Charlotte, founded in 1946, is one of the largest universities in the state with over 24,000 undergraduate students currently in attendance.
The shooting at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte that has left two dead and four injured is merely the most recent in a seemingly endless line of active and mass shootings that have plagued United States schools in recent years.
The thoughts and prayers of our entire staff are with the victims, their families, and the first responders on the scene during this incredibly trying time.
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