UPDATE (7:50 p.m. EST):
The scene has been secured but Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and UNCC Police will continue going through various rooms on campus to let students and faculty know things are over.
??Scene secure. One in custody. No reason to believe anyone else involved.— CMPD News (@CMPD) April 30, 2019
CMPD and UNCC going room by room on campus to identify any students, faculty or others who may be sheltering in place.??
UPDATE (7:48 p.m. EST):
Charolette Mayor Vi Lyles took to Twitter to offer her condolences:
We are in shock to learn of an active shooter situation on the campus of UNC Charlotte. My thoughts are with the families of those who lost their lives, those injured, the entire UNCC community and the courageous first responders who sprang into action to help others.— Mayor of Charlotte (@CLTMayor) April 30, 2019
UPDATE (7:45 p.m. EST):
WSOC-TV reports the student is a history major on campus.
From earlier- Video captured by someone at UNCC shows police taking a man into custody pic.twitter.com/kGdvqC1W6P— Joe Bruno (@JoeBrunoWSOC9) April 30, 2019
Authorities believe he is the only one involved.
UPDATE (7:25 p.m. EST):
WCNC-TV local news reports the shooter is student at the university.
WCCB-TV reports the FBI is on scene.
UPDATE (7:20 p.m. EST):
Police are escorting students out of buildings, with their hands up.
UPDATE (7:17 p.m. EST):
Students share their pictures and video on social media:
BREAKING: Video shows police responding to active shooter at UNCC Charlotte - 6 shot, one in custody. pic.twitter.com/fALK7Apk6F— Breaking News Global (@BreakingNAlerts) April 30, 2019
UNCC Shooter being taken away, hope everyone is safe pic.twitter.com/l7QsgUtwbS— Katherine Lopez (@K_lopez94) April 30, 2019
This time it isn’t a drill... Prayers are needed for UNCC and the 49er family. I’ll keep everyone posted. pic.twitter.com/i4d0glKd7l— ????Austin Ferguson???? (@DeRealFerg) April 30, 2019
UNCC be safe , I was in class and we were evacuated and ran to our cars to leave camp , if you are in campus hide , run and fight! Stay low , I’m off camp now safe after driving some people away from the scene but please stay safe!!! #uncc— Lucky Lefty (@iizidlaury) April 30, 2019
UPDATE (7:13 p.m. EST):
We know the condition of the four who were wounded: two have life-threatening injuries and two others have non-life threatening injuries. All four were rushed to Carolinas Medical Center.
The university's student alert system says law enforcement is sweeping the campus building by building and a lockdown remains in effect.
NinerAlert: Buildings being swept by law enforcement.— UNCC OEM (@NinerAlerts) April 30, 2019
Law enforcement is individually sweeping buildings on campus. Follow officer commands.
NinerAlert: Campus lockdown continues. Remain in a safe location.— UNCC OEM (@NinerAlerts) April 30, 2019
The University of North Carolina-Charlotte remains on lockdown following reports of an active shooter on campus. Two people were killed and four others were wounded as a result of Tuesday's shooting, WBTV reported. The suspect has been taken into custody.
Around 5 p.m. EST UNCC sent out an alert to students, telling them to "Run, Hide, Fight" because of shots being reported.
NinerAlert: Shots reported near kennedy. Run, Hide, Fight. Secure yourself immediately. Monitor email and https://t.co/LxOefV3rbf— UNCC OEM (@NinerAlerts) April 30, 2019
Roughly an hour later another alert went out letting students know the lockdown remains in place.
NinerAlert: Campus lockdown continues. Remain in a safe location. Monitor email and UNCC homepage.— UNCC OEM (@NinerAlerts) April 30, 2019
This is a breaking news story. This post will be updated as more information comes in.