Gunman Opens Fire at University of South Carolina as Campus Goes on Lockdown
There is said to be an active shooter situation near the University of South Carolina, with one person believed to have been shot.
The University of South Carolina Upstate in Spatanburg issued a Twitter alert warning of shots being fired, with four buildings on campus placed on lockdown. That lockdown was later lifted.
Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Lt. Kevin Bobo told the Associated Press that the shooting occurred at an apartment complex next to the school’s campus and one person suffered a gunshot wound to the arm.
A number of police are on the scene, at the Campus Edge apartments.
No arrests have been reported.
The school has an undergraduate student base of about 5,600 students and is affiliated with the University of South Carolina in Columbia.
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