CHARLOTTE — UNCG's baseball team was pulled off the field along with host UNC-Charlotte's team before the first pitch of their scheduled game this afternoon, and both teams were sequestered during the lockdown caused by a shooting on the campus.
UNCG head coach Link Jarrett said all the players were safe, but shaken up by the incident. The shooting happened about a quarter mile from Hayes Stadium, and TV station WSOC reports two people were killed and four injured.
Word spread quickly of an active shooter in the area of UNC-Charlotte's Kennedy Building, and at 5:50 p.m. the university's @NinerAlerts Twitter account posted the ominous message: "Shots reported near kennedy. Run, Hide, Fight. Secure yourself immediately."