Umm so there was a drive by shooting at my apartment complex and the whole campus is now on lockdown. K bye Coastal, get me back to NY now—
Sara Cataldo (@SaraCataldoxoxi) February 27, 2013
Students at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, S.C., are reportedly on lockdown following what some are calling a drive-by shooting in an apartment complex.
Active shooter alert at Coastal Carolina-university advising all students to stay in dorms/classrooms b/c shooting suspect is on the loose—
Dianne Gallagher (@DianneG) February 27, 2013
MyFox8.com reports that students were directed to stay inside their homes and classrooms following news of an active shooter.
Coastal's on lockdown because of a shooting in our complex. Well… Not a great way to end the night.—
Carlotta Rose Nelson (@c_babyy11) February 27, 2013
Drive by up at Coastal near the HTC Center, University on lockdown!—
Robby Myers (@RobboMy4) February 27, 2013
Shooting in at Coastal? Came here to get away from the ratchetness—
Deion James (@ImmaCrook) February 27, 2013
Of any universities, I never thought Coastal would have a shooting. Thank God for your life. We could be dead.—
Ali Tay (@a_shingle) February 27, 2013
Shooting at my brothers college Coastal Carolina and the shooter hasnt been caught yet! GUNS SHOULD BE ILLEGAL! This is outta control!—
Gabbie Press (@GabbiePress) February 27, 2013
A Coastal Carolina student was pronounced dead after the shooting.
The shooter is reportedly still at large, but a campus security administrator said there is no ongoing threat to members of the Coastal Carolina community.