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Two Dead, 4 Injured in Shooting at UNC Charlotte (UPDATED)

The UNC Charlotte campus is on lockdown tonight after reports of shots fired in the area.

The university’s website had a banner alert warning about an “active assailant,” saying, “Campus lockdown continues. Remain in a safe location. Monitor email and UNCC homepage.”

There is reporting that several people were shot and two people have been killed.

UPDATE –– 7:06 pm ET: One video posted to Twitter appears to show the individual being taken into custody:

UPDATE –– 7:31 pm ET: An EMS official has said 2 people are dead and 4 are injured.

UPDATE –– 8:17 pm ET: WBTV has video of the suspect being brought to police headquarters:

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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