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Jan. 26 - Shots Fired Near Campus; Suspect Apprehended

UNCW Alert
UNCW Alert

The UNCW Police Department received reports from the Wilmington Police Department about shots fired a few minutes ago in the 400 block of South College Road, adjacent to the UNCW main campus. There are no reported injuries, and the suspect has been apprehended.

Based on this information, there is no immediate threat to campus. Law enforcement remains in the area conducting an investigation; traffic may be impacted. The safety and security of our students, faculty, staff and campus community is paramount. As a reminder, you can contact UPD at 910.962.2222 or  to report a crime.
In an emergency, call 911. You can also report a crime anonymously by any of the following methods:  

  • By text: TEXT-A-TIP anonymous crime reporting:
  • Send your message to CRIMES (274637) and begin message with TIP708. 
  • Crime Stoppers: Call 800.531.9845 
  • By phone: 910.962.TIPS (8477) 
  • You may also use the Crime Report form available on the UPD website to report a crime you observed or suspicious activity for University Police review. Your information will remain confidential.