October 02, 2016 - 1:16 PM
GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Latest on the shooting deaths of two North Carolina university students (all times local):
Authorities say two North Carolina university students who were shot and killed at a party were innocent bystanders to a fight that broke out.
Greensboro police Cpl. M.D. Matthews tells the News & Record of Greensboro (http://bit.ly/2dKt62T ) there's no evidence the two students at North Carolina A&T State University were part of fight that broke out Sunday morning.
A Greensboro Police news release named the victims at 19-year-old Alisia Dieudonne of Homewood, Illinois, and 21-year-old Amhad Campbell of Kittrell, North Carolina.
Police located Dieudonne and Campbell shot inside the residence sometime after 2 a.m. Sunday.
The student who held the party, 20-year-old Nicholas Jeffers, says he told everyone to leave when a fight broke out. He says another fight started outside, and he heard three shots fired.
Greensboro police say two students at North Carolina A&T State University were killed during a shooting at a large party.
Police say in a news release that someone began firing a gun during an altercation that started shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday. Police say 19-year-old Alisia Dieudonne and 21-year-old Amhad Campbell were shot and taken to a hospital, where they were pronounced dead.
The school said on its Facebook page that Dieudonne was a sophomore computer science major from Homewood, Illinois. Campbell was a junior agriculture and environmental systems major from Kittrell, North Carolina.
A university in North Carolina has announced via social media that two of its students are dead after a campus-area shooting.
North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro said on its Facebook page that Greensboro Police Department officers responded to a report of shots fired early Sunday and found two injured students at the scene. Both victims died Sunday morning.
They were identified as Alisia Dieudonne, a sophomore computer science major from Homewood, Illinois; and Ahmad Campbell, a junior agriculture and environmental systems major from Kittrell, North Carolina.
The university said on its Facebook page that its Office of Counseling Services would be open 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday for students seeking counselling services.
News from © The Associated Press, 2016