A University of North Carolina faculty member was killed after the campus was locked down because of a reported shooting Monday, according to NBC News. A suspect was taken into custody.
The students at UNC were under a shelter-in-place order following reports of at least one shot heard near Caudill Labs on the university’s campus. The Daily Tar Heel reported that at least one person was wounded.
UNC and local law enforcement issued an alert through Alert Carolina, a messaging system UNC uses to share emergency information, around 1 p.m. Monday stating there was a dangerous and armed person on or near campus.
Around 2:30 p.m., the university stated the suspect was still at large and instructed students to remain sheltered in place.
At 3:14 p.m., UNC instructed students to continue sheltering in place until an all clear was given, and classes and events are canceled for the remainder of the day.
UNC Police shared a photo of the person of interest and instructed those who might see the person to keep their distance and call 911.
Around 3:30 p.m., UNC issued an alert that campus was clear, and students were able to leave their sheltered positions.
Update: This story has been updated to reflect UNC Chapill Hill received an all clear, a suspect has been arrested and that a faculty member was killed in the shooting.
Luke Price contributed to this reporting.