1 Person Injured in Shooting at HBCU North Carolina Central University; Shooter At Large


North Carolina Central University in Durham was placed on lockdown late on Sunday night after gunfire erupted on campus, injuring one person, police say.

The incident happened at about 10:53 p.m. when a shooting occurred on the NCCU campus, prompting the university to issue an emergency message at 11:14 p.m., warning students of an active shooter and urging them to seek shelter.

Durham police confirmed one victim was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, and said the shooter was at large.

The shooting appeared to be an isolated incident with no threat to the campus as a whole.

At 11:50 p.m., the lockdown was lifted.

Other details about the incident were not immediately available.