2 dead, 4 injured in shooting at University of North Carolina at Charlotte; shooter in custody

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Two people were killed and four others were injured in a shooting on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte Tuesday, WSOC reports. The university tweeted earlier that shots were reported near the Kennedy Building. The suspected shooter is in custody, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police. Law enforcement sources confirmed to FOX8 the suspect is 22-year-old Trystan Andrew Terrell. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are assisting university police in the case. The FBI is also on campus assisting in the investigation. Authorities have not said what led up to the shooting. Three of the injured victims are in critical condition. A source told WSOC the suspected shooter is a student. The University of North Carolina at Greensboro baseball team was scheduled to play UNC Charlotte Tuesday. The UNCG team tweeted following the shooting, “Everyone with the UNCG Baseball team is safe and sound. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families, students and Charlotte community that were injured or lost their lives in this tragedy.” The game has been canceled.

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