WINGATE, N.C. -- Wingate University went on a school-wide lockdown Monday afternoon as police investigated a deadly shooting near campus.
The Union County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of a death investigation on Jerome Street, which is near Wingate's campus. Deputies say Prentis Robinson was on Facebook Live when he was shot and killed in the area.
There was an initial report that possible shots were fired on campus near a dorm on campus, but the university tweeted they confirmed no shots were fired.
The campus remained under lockdown until 1 p.m. Wingate University said law enforcement remained on campus and normal operations will resume.