Update- 12:30 AM EST
One person has been shot on the campus of North Carolina Central University. The campus is no longer on lockdown and the all clear has been given.
WNCN reports that Durham police say that the suspect is still on the loose despite the campus being taken off the lockdown.
North Carolina Central University is a public historically black university located in Durham, North Carolina. There are roughly 9,600 students who attend.
Earlier in the evening, at 11:14 PM Tweeted out that there was an “active shooter” on campus. The campus remained on lockdown for roughly 40 minutes while officials responded to the scene.
Rise News called the NCCU Police Department where a officer manning the main hotline said that the department was responding to the situation.
#NCCUEagleAlert: All clear. The campus lockdown has been lockdown lifted. Normal activities can resume.
— N.C. Central Univ. (@NCCU) October 26, 2015
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