Wingate University Lockdown Final Statement

At 6:11 p.m., a 911 call was placed to Union County Communications regarding a shooting on Zeb Goodman Road off East Wilson Street near the Town of Wingate. At 6:14 p.m., authorities ordered the University to be placed on immediate lockdown. Law enforcement responded and coordinated the lockdown with University officials as a precautionary measure. The lockdown was lifted at 8:30 p.m. Authorities have indicated that no University students or employees were believed to be involved in the incident.

Residence Life staff are meeting with students to discuss tonight's events.

Thank you for your cooperation and patience.

Rhett Brown
Vice President for Student Life
Wingate University