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Gunman near NC campus shot, killed

3 years 8 months 3 days ago September 24, 2013 Sep 24, 2013 Tuesday, September 24 2013 September 24, 2013 7:16 AM in News
Source: Associated Press

DURHAM, N.C - Police say a gunman has been shot and killed near the campus of North Carolina Central University in Durham.

Durham police said they had tracked a suspect thought to be armed onto the campus late Monday, prompting officials to lock down the school.

They say the man was later found in the woods around 1 a.m. Tuesday.

The university's police chief, Tim Bellamy, said officers fired after the man challenged them with a gun. The gunman was not a student.

The State Bureau of Investigation has taken charge of the case.

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