UNCC Shooting: Suspect Arrested, Facing Multiple Charges in Killing 2 & Injuring 4

Updated On 01 May, 2019 Published On

The suspect who opened fire at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte on Tuesday, April 30, has been arrested and he is now facing murder and other charges, authorities have confirmed.

Trystan Andrew Terrell, 22, was taken into custody and charged with two counts of murder and other charges on Wednesday, May 1.

Additionally, he has been charged with four counts of attempted murder, four counts of assault with a deadly weapon, discharging a firearm on educational property and possession of a firearm on educational property.

At least two people were killed and four were injured in the UNC Charlotte shooting. Three of the injured people are in critical condition while the fourth one is suffering from non-life threatening injuries.

Officers responded to the campus within minutes and took Trystan into custody. The motive for the shooting is yet to be disclosed.

The grandfather of the suspect, Paul Rold, said that Trystan and his father moved to Charlotte from Dallas two years back after his mother passed away.

Paul said his grandson was studying at UNC-Charlotte.

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