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Source: Three people shot on campus of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte

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Posted at 4:46 PM, Apr 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-30 19:09:59-04

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — At least three people were shot Tuesday and one person was in custody after an incident on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, according to a city official.

Law enforcement officers were sweeping the affected buildings, the university tweeted.

“Follow officer commands,” the school said.

Video posted to Twitter by Jordan Pearce, a student, showed people fleeing a campus library as police sprinted toward the building.

An image posted by Pearce shows a door where the glass is all over the floor inside a building.

The university, which has 30,000 students, tweeted: “Campus lockdown continues. Remain in a safe location. Monitor email and UNCC homepage.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are assisting university police in the case.