2 North Carolina University students fatally shot at party


North Carolina A&T State University announced in posts across social media platforms that two of its students, Alisia Dieudonne and Ahmad Campbell, died early Sunday morning after a shooting.

Police said the shooting took place at a party in Greensboro. "Preliminary information gathered by the investigation indicates that in the early morning hours of October 2, 2016, a large party was taking place at 911 Circle Dr.," the Greensboro Police Department said in a Facebook post. "Shortly after 2:00 a.m., an altercation began and an unknown subject produced a weapon and began firing."

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Dieudonne and Campbell sustained gunshots wounds and were pronounced dead at a local hospital, the department said.

The university notified students about the shooting in an email and described the suspect as a black male. He "was last seen leaving the area in a red vehicle and direction of travel was unknown," the university wrote, adding that the Greensboro Police Department is investigating the incident.

The university said Dieudonne was a sophomore and computer science major from Illinois, and that Campbell was a junior from Kittrell, North Carolina majoring in agriculture and environmental systems.

A safety forum was scheduled to take place Sunday afternoon at the university's Office of Counseling Services, according to North Carolina A&T's posts on social media.

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