Campus shooting spurs lockdown at UNC Hospitals

UNC Hospitals locked down Aug. 28 after a suspect fatally shot a faculty member on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's campus, according to The New York Times.

The university issued a campus alert around 1 p.m. ET, warning staff and students about an "armed and dangerous person on or near campus." Police took a suspect into custody about an hour and a half later. Officials lifted the shelter in place at 4:26 p.m. ET. 

UNC Hospitals, a 900-bed academic medical center located on the university's campus, locked down for several hours as a precaution. The medical center also closed its outpatient clinics on the campus for the remainder of Aug. 28, a spokesperson told Becker's

Police are still investigating the shooting, and formal charges have not yet been filed. 

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