The University of North Carolina, Charlotte campus was on lockdown after a shooting that left at least two dead.
The rapper Waka Flocka Flame has marked himself safe after Tuesday’s campus shooting at the University of North Carolina Charlotte.
The rapper had been scheduled to give a free concert at the school’s football stadium Tuesday evening.
“I’m safe y’all,” he tweeted at 7:57 EST. On his Instagram Stories, the rapper added: “I pray all my fans are safe and ok! … I will not be able to perform or even make it to the venue .. please to all my supporters and followers be safe!”
At least two people are dead and four injured, according to local emergency services. Gun shots were reported near a building on campus at about 5:40 p.m., according to the university.
One suspect is in custody and the scene is secure, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department tweeted about two hours after shots were reported. Police said they believe no other suspects were involved.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte campus was on lockdown following reports of the shooting.
In early April, Waka Flocka Flame was in an Atlanta recording studio when three men started shooting. The rapper had to take cover, but escaped unharmed.
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