Oct 03, 2016 04:15 AM EDT
2 College Students Killed At House Party Near North Carolina A&T State University
Two students were killed at a house party shooting near North Carolina A&T State University. The victims have been identified while the suspect is still unknown.
The Huffington Post reported that two students died at a house party near North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Police and schools officials confirmed that the deaths were due to shootings.
Alisia Dieudonne, 19, and Ahmad Campbell, 21, were fatally shot during a dispute at the house party at around 2 a.m. on Sunday. The school has issued a statement that the police are looking for a suspect who is described as a black male with a red vehicle.
"On early morning of Sunday, Oct. 2, UPD receive information that Greensboro Police Department responded to shots fired in the area of 911 Circle Dr.," the statement read. "Upon arrival, they learned that two students were injured. The suspect is a black male and was last seen leaving the area in a red vehicle and direction of travel was unknown."
The school urged those who have information to contact the Greensboro Police Department. Its contact number is 336-373-2287.
Alisia Dieudonne was a sophomore who was studying computer science. She was from Homewood, Illinois. Ahmad Campbell was a junior who was studying agriculture and environmental systems. He was from Kittrell, North Carolina.
According to NBC News, North Carolina A&T State University offered a Safety Forum on Oct. 2, 2 p.m., hours after the incident at its Harrison Auditorium. It also announced that its Office of Counseling Services in Murphy Hall will be open from 2 to 5 p.m.
There have been a lot of concerns on campus safety lately especially on issues involving rape, racism and shootings. It was previously reported that students can help create a safer sexual culture on campus by being an active bystander. This is when they get involved when you hear or see something problematic happening and to proactively prevent these things from happening in the first place through sending messages of violence prevention.
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