Statement from NCCU Police and Public Safety (Sept. 18, 2021)

Posted September 18, 2021, 11:42PM

NCCU Students, Faculty and Staff:

We write to provide an update and reassurance following an incident that occurred this evening. Two individuals were shot near Lawson Street and Dupree Street. Neither of the victims were students at North Carolina Central University.  NCCU Campus Police and Public Safety, along with Durham Police Department, responded immediately and took control of the scene; a lockdown of the stadium and surrounding area was issued. Durham Police Department are the lead investigating agency on this case and will provide updates. There is no ongoing threat to campus.

Individuals are directed to avoid the area around Latham Parking Deck. Police remain on scene and are directing traffic away from the area.


NCCU Department of Police and Public Safety

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