UPDATE (8:06 P.M. EST): 22-year-old University of North Carolina-Charlotte history student Trystan Andrew Terrell has been identified as the suspected gunman.
Terrell, 22, is currently in police custody at a nearby jail. Police have yet to determine a motive for the shooting and are currently investigating.
University of North Carolina-Charlotte Shooting: What Happened?
Early reports indicate up to two dead and up to four injured following a shooting at the University of North Carolina Charlotte.
Reports indicate that a gunman killed two and injured four in a shooting at the University of North Carolina Charlotte.
The University has been placed on lockdown and the suspected shooter is in custody. At this time, the shooter has not been identified.
Police and emergency services are currently on the scene responding to the incident.
Photos and videos from the scene that have been shared on social media show students at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte evacuating with their hands in the ai.r
The reports of a shooting at the University of North Carolina Charlotte is just the latest in a string of lockdowns, bomb threats, and mass shootings that have plagued school and universities across the United States of America in recent years.
Despite the devastation caused by active shootings, the nation’s lawmakers have yet to pass gun laws that better protect the citizens of this country. In 2018 alone, there were over 300 mass shootings in the United States.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families, and the multiples first responders during this extremely difficult time.
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