SALISBURY, North Carolina – Two people were shot and others were injured as they fled gunfire that erupted at a North Carolina college homecoming concert featuring rapper Asian Doll Saturday night, officials said.
Officers called to the Livingstone College campus in Salisbury around 11 p.m. found two people shot dead and others injured as attendees fled the gunfire, city officials said in a statement.
Video footage from the concert shows a fight broke out while Asian Doll was on stage. One person, who is not a Livingstone student, then fired one or more shots, police and school officials said in a joint statement.
A man with a gunshot wound was airlifted to Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center in Charlotte where he was in stable condition, and a woman with a graze wound was treated at a local hospital and released , city spokeswoman Linda McElroy said in a text. Sunday afternoon. She couldn’t tell if the victims were adults.
No arrests have been made, McElroy said.
Livingstone, a historically black private school, is located in Salisbury, about 56 kilometers northeast of Charlotte.
The school’s priority is ensuring student mental health and evaluating public safety measures to create a safe environment, Livingstone President Dr. Anthony J. Davis said in a statement. The college is cooperating with police in their investigation, he said.
“I am saddened because our students, alumni, family and friends were exposed to this senseless act of violence,” Davis said.
The incident wasn’t the only homecoming event to end in a shooting over the weekend. Early Sunday, four people were injured, including three students, in a shooting during Clark Atlanta University’s homecoming outside a campus library while a DJ was performing.
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