Shooting at UNC campus leaves 2 dead

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April 30 (UPI) — A shooting on the campus of University of North Carolina at Charlotte on Tuesday left two people dead and four people injured, emergency officials said.

Law enforcement officials told WCNC-TV in Charlotte a student opened fire at the school near Kennedy Hall. Emergency Medical Services said the suspected gunman was in custody.

Of the four injured in the shooting, two were in life-threatening injuries, Medic said. Two people were declared dead on the scene.

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School officials put the campus on lockdown around 6 p.m. and had not lifted it as of 8 p.m. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department instructed family members of students and workers on campus to meet at a nearby grocery store to be reunited.

This is a developing story.

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