DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- A man near North Carolina Central University's campus was shot and killed by campus police after he threatened officers with a gun, police said.
Durham police tracked a suspect believed to be armed near the campus late Monday, prompting campus officials to lock down the campus, WRAL-TV, Raleigh, reported Tuesday.
University Police Chief Tim Bellamy said the man was found near the southeast area of campus, challenged police with a gun and shot by campus officers.
The campus was released from lockdown early Tuesday. The gunman was not a student at the university.
WRAL said it was unclear why Durham police were looking for the man.