Person shot on NCCU campus, shooter at large, police say; lockdown lifted – WNCN

Photo by Lauren DesArmo/WNCN

Photo by Lauren DesArmo/WNCN

DURHAM, NC (WNCN) — Officials at NC Central University said Sunday night that a 40 minute campus lockdown was lifted after Durham Police said a person was shot on the campus Sunday night.

At first, in what was called an “NCCU University Police Emergency,” the school Tweeted that there was “active gunfire” around 11:15 p.m. Sunday.

“Active shooter. If safe, seek shelter away from gunfire. Active shooter. Lock your door,” the Tweet said.

Durham Police told WNCN that a person was injured in a shooting on the NCCU campus at 10:53 p.m.

The shooter in the incident has not been apprehended, Durham police said.

The person who was shot suffered non life-threatening injuries, police said, who did not say exactly where on the campus the shooting happened.

At 11:55 p.m., NCCU Police said that the lockdown was lifted.

“All clear. The campus lockdown has been lockdown lifted. Normal activities can resume,” the Tweet said.



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