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Hurricanes react to fatal shooting at UNC a day before Game 3

Our thoughts go out to the victims of this senseless act…

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Two people are dead and at least four others were transported to hospitals after reports of a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte on Tuesday, an EMS official said.

It is believed that the suspect is currently in custody.

The University of North Carolina Charlotte’s Office of Emergency Management tweeted shortly before 6 p.m. that "Shots reported near kennedy" and urging people to "Run, Hide, Fight. Secure yourself immediately."

The staff later informed people that the campus remained on lockdown while law enforcement sweep the buildings. Tuesday was the last day of classes, with exams to begin on Thursday.

The Carolina Hurricanes, who have a 2-0 lead in the series against the New York Islanders, will host Game 3 on Wednesday night. While they are getting ready for a pivotal contest, they took the time to send out thoughts to the people involved in the tragedy at UNC. 

We also send our thoughts out to the UNC community and send them our best.