CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Students and staff at UNC Charlotte (UNCC) woke up Tuesday morning eager to complete their final day of classes before the semester ends.
There was also a planned concert featuring rapper Waka Flocka.
At 5:40 p.m., a 22-year-old gunman opened fire, killing two and injuring four in a classroom on the campus. UNCC police quickly responded and thanks to their quick actions, saved lives.
UNCC Police Chief Jeff Baker said in a news conference that their officers moved in quickly when the gunman began opening fire in Kennedy Center on UNCC's campus.