At least 2 dead in shooting at University of North Carolina, Charlotte

Image: Trystan Andrew Terrell

Two people were killed and four others injured after a campus shooting Tuesday at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, officials said.

Trystan Andrew Terrell, 22, was charged with two counts of murder and four counts of attempted murder, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said early Wednesday.

Police were called late Tuesday afternoon after a gunman shot several students. A suspect was arrested inside an on-campus building, university police Chief Jeffrey A. Baker said.

Three of the injured are in critical condition, according to Baker.

Terrell was also charged with four counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, possession of a firearm on educational property and discharging a firearm on educational property, police said. No one else is being sought.

Police received reports of an active shooter in the university’s Kennedy Building at 5:42 p.m.

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