ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WAVY) - Elizabeth City Police have made an arrest in connection with a shooting on the campus of Elizabeth City State University.
According to Keisha Williams with Elizabeth City State University, a report of shots fired came in around 11 p.m. Thursday. Campus Police put the school on lockdown as officers conducted an investigation. The lockdown was lifted around 1 a.m.
Williams said students were notified by the school's PIER notification system , which sends alerts to students' phones. The students were told to either stay in or return to their residence halls and all nine halls were secured.
The shooter was reportedly not a student. Williams said officers are working to determine what led up to the shooting. No one was injured.
According to Capt. John Young with the Elizabeth City Police Department, another shots fired call came into police in an area of the city off campus. During the investigation into the second shooting, it was determined the suspect was involved in both the shooting on campus and off campus, Capt. Young told WAVY.com.
In a press release, Young said officers responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Halstead Boulevard Extension near IHOP around 12:30 a.m. Several suspects were reported to be hanging out of a vehicle shooting at two people inside a white Mustang.
Officers were able to catch up to the suspect vehicle and detained the five occupants. Tremaine Tobias Harris was arrested and charged with discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle and was granted a $250,000 bond. Young said a .380 caliber Rugar handgun was recovered on the side of the road near the vehicle.
There is no word if the other occupants of the vehicle have been charged.
Stay with WAVY.com for more on this developing story.
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