A new college term, a faculty member killed and a student arrested: What we know about the UNC shooting

Following a brief moment where the wrong person was arrested – an unsuspecting individual who missed the shelter-in-place alerts – campus police confirmed that the gunman had been taken into custody around 10 minutes from the scene.

The suspect, identified as graduate student Tailei Qi, has now been charged with first-degree murder.

Law enforcement arrived on the scene around two minutes after the call came in and plunged the campus into lockdown, warning that “an armed and dangerous person” was at large.

Read more from The Independent.


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