ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WACH)– Currently the campus of South Carolina State University is on full lockdown.
The campus sent out a text alert notifying students of a shooting that occurred off campus.
According to the university, the shooter fled the scene in a vehicle in an unknown direction.
Students are asked to take shelter until further notice.
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The university issued a statement on the incident.
Earlier this afternoon, a shooting occurred near the campus of South Carolina State University, the Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office is investigating. While the incident occurred near the proximity of the campus, the University issued a mandatory lockdown and has given an all clear to resume normal business. Students are safe.
We will continue to give you updates as they become available.