One faculty member shot and killed on campus at UNC Chapel Hill

A faculty member at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was shot and killed in a campus building Monday afternoon, officials said in a press conference.

Shortly after 1 p.m. ET, UNC Police were notified of shots fired at Caudill Laboratories, a chemistry building near the center of campus. UNC Police arrived at the scene and found one faculty member shot. No one else was injured, UNC Chief of Police Brian James said.

The faculty member has not been identified pending notification to their family. The motive of the shooting is still unknown.

“This is truly a tragic case for our campus community,” UNC Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz said. “This is really a time for the community to come together. These tragic events sadly are happening across our nation.”

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