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30 Apr 2019 | 10:43 PM UTC

US: Shooting incident reported at university in Charlotte (NC) April 30

United States of America News Alert

At least three people wounded in shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) in Charlotte (North Carolina state) April 30; one suspect in custody; avoid the area

TIMEFRAME expected from 4/30/2019, 12:00 AM until 4/30/2019, 11:59 PM (America/New_York). COUNTRY/REGION Charlotte (North Carolina state)

Event

At least three people were wounded in a shooting incident at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) in Charlotte (North Carolina state) on Tuesday, April 30. According to local sources, the shooting took place near the Kennedy Hall building on the campus. Authorities have ordered a lockdown of the school and police have established a cordon surrounding the campus. At least one person is in custody; however, officials have not ruled out the possibility of additional suspects. Further details regarding the incident are not immediately available. Avoid the area. 

A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are to be expected in the area over the coming hours.  

Advice

Individuals in Charlotte (North Carolina state) are advised to monitor developments to the situation, report suspicious objects and behavior to police, avoid the affected area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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