2 dead, 4 injured after shooting at University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Hannah Lee

Two people were killed and four injured in a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte Tuesday evening, according to the Mecklenburg Emergency Medical Services Agency. Two people have life-threatening injuries and two others have injuries that are not life-threatening. They said the numbers could change.

According to the student newspaper, Niner Times, at 5:50 p.m., the university sent out a safety alert to students and faculty warning, “Run, Hide, Fight. Secure yourself immediately.”

The suspected shooter is in custody and there are no ongoing threats to campus, according to the Niner Times. The suspect was identified as 22-year-old Trystan Andrew Terell, a former UNCC student, according to the Niner Times.

Tuesday was the last day for classes at the university.

The university has more than 26,500 students and 3,000 faculty and staff.

The university if under suspended operations and all exams have been canceled through Sunday,

This is still a developing situation. As more information becomes available, this story will be updated.


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