GREENSBORO, N.C. — Two people have died after a shooting near a North Carolina college campus, police said Friday.
Greensboro police were dispatched to a location neat the campus of North Carolina A&T State University.
Authorities identified the victims as Rodney Letroy Stout and Bakeea Abdulla Douglas, both 34. They were found around 8:10 a.m., according to police, who had no information immediately on a suspect or a motive for the shooting.
North Carolina A&T sent an alert to staff and students advising people to stay inside and lock their doors. Traffic was blocked in the vicinity of the shooting as the investigation got underway.
Police said they are now investigating the case as a homicide.
The university sent out an Aggie Alert at 7:15 a.m., encouraging students and staff to “stay behind closed and locked doors until further notice.”
University officials said the shooting involves a “male suspect wearing a white t-shirt with black pants and a black mask traveling in an unknown direction.”
The shooting happened just before 6:30 a.m. near North Dudley and and Salem streets in Greensboro.
At the time of this posting, no arrests had been made.