N.C. A&T students react to shooting

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GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Students at North Carolina A&T State University had mixed reactions about the shooting Saturday that left one man injured.

Police are searching for four suspects in connection to the shooting that prompted the university to be placed on lockdown for nearly an hour.

Police said they found 21-year-old Devine Eatmon on the sidewalk suffering from serious injuries after responding to 1505 Bluford Street around 10 p.m. Saturday.

Authorities said Eatmon was taken to Moses Cone Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

“I thought it was firecrackers, because it was homecoming,” said Brandi Riggsbee, who heard the gunshots.

Riggsbee said she was inside Aggie Village visiting a friend when she heard the gunfire.

“They said the suspect had left campus, so it's questionable whether they should have lifted the lockdown or not,” said freshman student Mark Clayton.

While some students questioned their safety, others said they weren’t surprised.

“When I heard it, I was like okay, again? Because every homecoming it never fails, there's always someone shooting or somebody fighting,” said Markie Baltimore.

Authorities said the case is still being investigated and they would release a statement on the crime shortly.

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