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.
— FOX8 WGHP (@myfox8) February 27, 2013
Shooting at coastal and now I'm on lockdown #Weird
— Eric Gilley (@E_Gills) February 27, 2013
Coastal's on lockdown because of a shooting in our complex. Well… Not a great way to end the night.
— Carlee Nelson (@c_babyy11) February 27, 2013
Drive by up at Coastal near the HTC Center, University on lockdown!
— Robby Myers (@LilRob_IV) February 27, 2013
— Matt Huss (@mhuss5521) February 27, 2013
Shooting in at Coastal? Came here to get away from the ratchetness
— Deion Crook 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 Arnett ♎️ (@AliTayArnie) 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!
— Stanley Steamer (@GabbiePress) February 27, 2013
A Coastal Carolina student was pronounced dead after the shooting.
— Kenny (@fusionaddict) February 27, 2013
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.